More and more high-quality information is showing up for free on the Internet. Case in point: you can now go online and access an 800-page textbook on how to administer a Cisco-powered computer network. The book, by information technology and IT security professor Matt Basham of St. Petersburg College in Clearwater, FL, is designed for people with very minimal computer experience who suddenly find themselves responsible for administering a TCP/IP-based network. Two thousand copies were downloaded within the first few days that it was online. Interested? Here’s where to get it.
Why China is still obsessed with disinfecting everything
Most public health bodies dealing with covid have long since moved on from the idea of surface transmission. China’s didn’t—and that helps it control the narrative about the disease’s origins and danger.
These materials were meant to revolutionize the solar industry. Why hasn’t it happened?
Perovskites are promising, but real-world conditions have held them back.
Anti-aging drugs are being tested as a way to treat covid
Drugs that rejuvenate our immune systems and make us biologically younger could help protect us from the disease’s worst effects.
A quick guide to the most important AI law you’ve never heard of
The European Union is planning new legislation aimed at curbing the worst harms associated with artificial intelligence.
Get the latest updates from
MIT Technology Review
Discover special offers, top stories, upcoming events, and more.