IBM says it will invest $1 billion in the computer system that won on Jeopardy! but has stumbled so far in the real world.
A book-sized computer capable of driving a car could help the technology reach the mass market.
A bubble formed around social media in 2013. But other companies, nations, and ordinary people struggled to find advantage in technological change.
Tesla’s profitable cars, cheap LEDs, half-price nuclear, and cheaper carbon capture are highlights of this year’s progress in clean energy.
A 2005 story in MIT Technology Review explained the ubiquity of the AK-47.
Scenes from the DARPA Robotics Challenge in Florida.
Chips that save energy by approximating some calculations could allow mobile devices to be smarter at understanding the world.
Genetically modified crops will allow farming practices closer to the ideals of the organic movement.
Are we prepared to know the genetic flaws of the unborn?
Climate change will make it increasingly difficult to feed the world. Biotech crops will have an essential role in ensuring that there’s enough to eat.