Amazon Reveals the Robots at the Heart of Its Epic Cyber Monday Operation
Santa’s real workshop is full of robot helpers.
—Will Knight, news and analysis editor
When GM Was Google
Why management books inevitably fail to unlock the secrets to corporate success.
The Odd History of the First Erotic Computer Game
A text-based odyssey through a 1970s bachelor dystopia.
—Linda Lowenthal, copy chief
Debating Single-Sex Classrooms
Interesting debate on the pros and cons of single-sex classrooms and how they may affect a child’s education.
—J. Juniper Friedman, associate Web producer
Tesla’s Electric Man
A profile of Tesla Motors’s CTO, Jeffrey “JB” Straubel, highlights his gamble that building a huge “gigafactory” can slash the cost of both batteries and electric cars.
—Tom Simonite, San Francisco bureau chief
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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