A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Five years after a stern warning from Bill Gates and other business leaders, U.S. funding for energy R&D remains stuck in the mud.
Our June event in San Francisco offers access to the people behind our 10 Breakthrough Technologies, including insiders from Magic Leap and Google’s Project Loon.
The decision in favor of municipal broadband networks does more than “open Internet” rules ever could to increase competition in a broken market.
By studying the network of links between Indian recipes, computer scientists have discovered that the presence of certain spices makes a meal much less likely to contain ingredients with flavors in common.
Google’s artificial-intelligence researchers say software that learns to play video games could graduate to the real world before long.
The Keystone XL pipeline is a distraction from what’s really needed to solve climate change.
Data mining Wikipedia people reveals some surprising differences in the way eastern and western cultures identify important figures in history, say computational anthropologists.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server.