Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
Theorists have discovered a new optical force that is analogous to the thrust that keeps aircraft aloft and causes tennis balls to swerve.
The new version of Apple’s mobile operating system is a lot to get used to, but I have a feeling the changes in iOS 7 are for the best
A new company launched by Google will seek to extend human life spans.
Computer scientists have developed a technique for reconstructing missing web resources from the context in which they appeared, just like archaeologists in the physical world
A new app for Google’s head-mounted computer helps beginners with car maintenance
Network theorists working for the US military have worked out how to identify the small “seed” group of people who can spread a message across an entire network
Anger spreads faster and more broadly than joy, say computer scientists who have analysed sentiment on the Chinese Twitter-like service Weibo.
The best of the rest from the arXiv preprint server
The two largest social networks are becoming more similar, as they borrow each other’s features, and search for profit.