A Stanford professor claims to have invented a Bitcoin-like system that can handle payments faster and with more security.
Kentaro Toyama went to India with noble intentions for using technology to improve people’s lives. Now he’s wrestling with why the impact was so small.
We have the technology to dramatically increase the independence of people with spinal-cord injuries. The problem is bringing it to market and keeping it there.
Programming languages shape the way their users think—which helps explain how tech startups work and why they are able to reinvent themselves.
It might be possible to create a burger that helps the environment and improves your health. But will it taste good enough to win over the masses?
Robots will use the latest computer-vision and machine-learning algorithms to try to perform the work done by humans in vast fulfillment centers.
Two rock musicians find flaws—and hope—in a book that suggests how artists can earn a decent living even after free online access to music has ravaged the business.
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Lawyers are testing arguments and evidence online.
Inspired by trials that used text messages to change behaviors, a U.K. charity tested whether it could persuade HIV-positive people to attend their appointments.