- Sensing the Inevitable, Companies Begin to Adapt to Climate Change
Most have yet to incorporate climate change into their business plans, but a few are finding a way.
- No Industry Can Afford to Ignore Artificial Intelligence
MIT Technology Review’s EmTech Digital conference will explore and explain how artificial intelligence is transforming all kinds of business.
- Big Ideas, Big Conflicts in Plan to Synthesize a Human Genome
Printing genomes on demand could mean custom-built organisms, difficult ethical questions, and profits for a handful of companies.
- Germany Runs Up Against the Limits of Renewables
Even as Germany adds lots of wind and solar power to the electric grid, the country’s carbon emissions are rising. Will the rest of the world learn from its lesson?
- Tesla Tests Self-Driving Functions with Secret Updates to Its Customers’ Cars
The Internet connection built into every Tesla gives the company a unique advantage in the race to develop autonomous vehicles.
- Washington Grapples with a Thorny Question: What Is a GMO Anyway?
New approaches to generating crop varieties are making it hard for policymakers to know what to regulate.
- Google Has a Plan to Kill Off Passwords
Passwords are annoying to remember and can be insecure, so Google is turning to a new form of authentication to protect our personal information. <
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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