- How to Build Livable Megacities
The key to smarter cities might not be technology, but the existence of dense central zones made for walking.
- Microsoft’s Quantum Search for the “Next Transistor”
Microsoft is investing in quantum physics research that could lead to a whole new kind of computer.
- Facebook Puts Its Apps on a Data Diet as Part of a Global Internet Campaign
Many leading apps consume too much data to be viable in parts of the world where data is expensive, says Facebook.
- How About a Sort-of Autonomous Car?
I want a self-driving car, but it needs different levels of independence depending on the situation.
- Indoor Location Technologies Face Privacy Pushback
Indoor location technologies are a boon to retailers but may not be so welcome to consumers.
- How to Secure Connected Homes?
Keeping some devices off the Internet may be the best way to secure the Internet of things.
- Microsoft Aims for Smartphones That Run for a Week
Rethinking smartphone software and battery design could make it possible for your handset to last much longer between charges.
- Wearable Computers Mean the End of Apps and Ads
As electronics get more personal, some fixtures of earlier eras of computing may feel inappropriate.
- First Emotion-Reading Apps for Kids with Autism
Software meant to help people interpret emotions will soon be available in several apps.
- Internet of Things? Think of It as the Internet of Stuff.
It’s a way to connect all different kinds of items, says Intel’s Genevieve Bell.
- Being Human in the Future
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. <
This new data poisoning tool lets artists fight back against generative AI
The tool, called Nightshade, messes up training data in ways that could cause serious damage to image-generating AI models.
Rogue superintelligence and merging with machines: Inside the mind of OpenAI’s chief scientist
An exclusive conversation with Ilya Sutskever on his fears for the future of AI and why they’ve made him change the focus of his life’s work.
Data analytics reveal real business value
Sophisticated analytics tools mine insights from data, optimizing operational processes across the enterprise.
The Biggest Questions: What is death?
New neuroscience is challenging our understanding of the dying process—bringing opportunities for the living.
Get the latest updates from
MIT Technology Review
Discover special offers, top stories, upcoming events, and more.