Entire GPS systems, including batteries and wireless transmitters for downloading data, are now no bigger than a coin.
If a Web page lacks a time stamp, how do you know when it was created? A new Web application could help.
Many schools aren’t teaching typing anymore because they figure students already are proficient at using keyboards. That’s a wasted opportunity.
The optional solar roof on Toyota’s 2010 Prius may not provide a watt of mobility.
A statistical analysis of attitudes in the U.S. reveals the main determinants of happiness but also suggests that interpreting the data is fraught with danger,
Managing brain resources in an age of complexity.
The Supreme Court’s ruling on warrantless cell-phone searches is an encouraging acknowledgement that the Constitution protects our privacy from much more than physical trespass.
Why the world’s most famous outsourcing hub for tiny tasks is littered with spam and shoddy workmanship.
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.
If electric cars become popular quickly, the demand for charging them is likely to exceed supply. Now mathematicians have worked out how electricity companies can distribute their power fairly to car owners. But the price–accurate information about driving habits–may be too much to ask.