Texas Is Wired for Wind Power, and More Farms Plug In
As usual Texas goes big, this time with an experiment in transmitting wind energy.
—Nanette Byrnes, senior editor, business reports
How Media Organizations Are Prepping to Bring the News to Your Wrist
Buzzfeed looks at how media companies large and small are trying to be ready for when wearable computers finally get popular.
—Mike Orcutt, research editor
The Fasinatng … Frustrating … Fascinating History of Autocorrect
The history of autocorrect, and what its quirks say about us.
—Will Knight, news & analysis editor
A Dearth in Innovation for Key Drugs
The drugs aren’t working anymore. Pharmaceutical companies are attempting to manufacture new drugs to replace ones that were developed over 30 years ago. A similar story that focuses on psychiatric drugs was released in the current issue of MIT Technology Review.
—J. Juniper Friedman, editorial assistant
Weird Al Yankovic - Mission Statement
Weird Al sets tech-company gobbledygook to music.
—Linda Lowenthal, copy chief
Here’s how a Twitter engineer says it will break in the coming weeks
One insider says the company’s current staffing isn’t able to sustain the platform.
Technology that lets us “speak” to our dead relatives has arrived. Are we ready?
Digital clones of the people we love could forever change how we grieve.
How to befriend a crow
I watched a bunch of crows on TikTok and now I'm trying to connect with some local birds.
Starlink signals can be reverse-engineered to work like GPS—whether SpaceX likes it or not
Elon said no thanks to using his mega-constellation for navigation. Researchers went ahead anyway.
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