A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
MIT Technology Review and many other media outlets reported on our recent Digital Summit. Here are the highlights.
Vermont got it wrong on GMOs. Its mistake will affect people far beyond its borders.
Evolutionary biologists have long thought that lying ought to destroy societies. Now computational anthropologists have shown that nothing could be further from the truth.
The key to smarter cities might not be technology, but the existence of dense central zones made for walking.
I want a self-driving car, but it needs different levels of independence depending on the situation.
Digital technologies have knit themselves into our lives — and, increasingly, into our bodies. How can we reap the potential benefits of these technologies without turning ourselves into cyborgs?
Location-based social networks are allowing scientists to study the way human patterns of behavior change in time and space, a technique that should eventually lead to deeper insights into the nature of society.
Indoor location technologies are a boon to retailers but may not be so welcome to consumers.