- The Right Way to Fix the Internet
Letting go of an obsession with net neutrality could free technologists to make online services even better.
- Stem Cells Seem Safe in Treating Eye Disease
A treatment based on embryonic stem cells clears a key safety hurdle and might help restore vision.
- Instead of Google Glass, How About a Tiny Telescope?
As an alternative to the intrusiveness of some wearable computers, researchers present a small tube you hold up to your eye.
- Microsoft’s Quantum Mechanics
Can an aging corporation’s adventures in fundamental physics research open a new era of unimaginably powerful computers?
- Carbon Sequestration: Too Little, Too Late?
A few carbon capture and sequestration projects are under way, but economics and politics are holding the technology back.
- This Headline Is One of Many Experiments on You
The furor over a Facebook experiment suggests that few people realize how often Web companies test out new product features on them.
- Can Apple Pay Do to Your Wallet What iTunes Did for Music?
With added security, better design, and improved convenience, Apple Pay hopes to finally make mobile payments commonplace at the register. <
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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