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.
Keeping some devices off the Internet may be the best way to secure the Internet of things.
Intel’s chief anthropologist frames the MIT Technology Review Digital Summit by talking about the values that change, and those that don’t, as technology progresses.
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When mathematicians simplify wrestling, they boil it down to one pendulum attempting to unbalance another. That’s when things start to get really complex.