A 2005 story in MIT Technology Review explained the ubiquity of the AK-47.
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
Two companies acquired by Google demonstrate remarkable feats of agility and dexterity (albeit slowly) at a competition held in Florida.
Advances in LEDs and lithium-ion batteries have produced some unusual new flashlights.
It’s easy to get trapped by your data. Create a personal storage management plan.
The best of the rest from the arXiv preprint server.
In October, nanotechnologists designed and built a disk that can store data for a million years or more.
In September, network theorists working for the US military worked out how to identify the small “seed” group of people who can spread a message across an entire network
In July, materials scientists built a window that allows the passage of air but not sound.
In February, following the collapse of the social network Friendster, computer scientists carried out a digital autopsy to find out what went wrong.