Is Microsoft’s new ‘Live’ Web services platform DOA?
Time Warner and Microsoft continue their dance while Yahoo and TiVo get down to some real business.
The new Technologyreview.com is finally here. After months of planning and work, we’re proud to show off what we’ve done.
The death of Richard Smalley is deeply mourned by anyone who follows nanotechnology.
Here’s an interesting, and perhaps counter-intuitive result. Everyone knows that it’s the flow of air over an airplane’s wings that provides the lift that keeps the plane aloft. But what if you replace the moving air with foam? Some French…
Environmentalists have generally been opposing wind farms, such as the Altamont Pass farm east of San Francisco and in Nantucket Sound, and I think they’re making a big mistake. Most of their concerns are for wildlife–raptors and golden eagles in…
An excellent article in today’s Salon magazine provides a thorough assessment of the state of broadband access in the United States. The U.S. continues to fall behind other countries in broadband penetration. The problem, according to the article, stems from…
There was a lot of talk about the “toxic soup” that filled New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina, but now the first peer-reviewed scientific assessment says it was just that–talk. The flood water in New Orleans was no worse than ordinary,…
The Boston Police Department has established a bike patrol unit, which has been garnering praise.
I’m all in favor of the internationalization of the Internet, so I was somewhat dismayed to read about the U.S.’s insistence on retaining control of the main Internet routers. “We will not agree to the U.N. taking over the management…