- How Technology Is Destroying Jobs
Automation is reducing the need for people in many jobs. Are we facing a future of stagnant income and worsening inequality?
- A Chocolate Maker’s Big Innovation
In transforming the way cacao farmers supply manufacturers, a San Francisco startup is creating a superb product.
- Repairing Bad Memories
A scientist who has anguished over terrors in her family’s history explores how people might erase the trauma from memories.
- A Popular Ad Blocker Also Helps the Ad Industry
Millions of people use the tool Ghostery to block online tracking technology. Some may not realize that it feeds data to the ad industry.
- Mobile Call Logs Can Reveal a Lot to the NSA
Research shows how much the NSA could glean from call records, and why efforts to downplay the significance of such metadata are misleading.
- So, You Wanna Be an Android?
Inside the evolution movement that wants machines to replace people.
- Laser Scanning Reveals New Parts of an Ancient Cambodian City
LIDAR technology continues to reveal archeological evidence of urbanization. <
A Roomba recorded a woman on the toilet. How did screenshots end up on Facebook?
Robot vacuum companies say your images are safe, but a sprawling global supply chain for data from our devices creates risk.
A startup says it’s begun releasing particles into the atmosphere, in an effort to tweak the climate
Make Sunsets is already attempting to earn revenue for geoengineering, a move likely to provoke widespread criticism.
10 Breakthrough Technologies 2023
These exclusive satellite images show that Saudi Arabia’s sci-fi megacity is well underway
Weirdly, any recent work on The Line doesn’t show up on Google Maps. But we got the images anyway.
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