Oxford researchers say that 45 percent of America’s occupations will be automated within the next 20 years.
Electrodialysis has the potential to desalinate seawater quickly and cheaply but does not remove other contaminants such as dirt and bacteria. Now chemical engineers have worked out how to do that too.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Big Data is revolutionizing 21st-century business without anybody knowing what it actually means. Now computer scientists have come up with a definition they hope everyone can agree on.
The best of the rest from the arXiv preprint server.
Google’s one-gigabit service made a big statement, but what’s still far from clear is who actually uses it, and for what.
If I get a tablet, maybe I could shake my smartphone addiction.
Not only does student participation decline dramatically throughout the new generation of Web-based courses, but the involvement of teachers in online discussions makes it worse.
Cheap green laser pointers can emit dangerous levels of infrared radiation, according to an investigation carried out by physicists in the US
Samsung’s new Galaxy Gear smart watches will have longer battery lives in part thanks to the highly customized Tizen operating system.