The group that oversees Internet domain names is shaking things up for no good reason. For details, check out www.mass.confusion.
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The former CTO of Microsoft has created a gigantic guide to kitchen science that could transform the way we eat.
Putting a computer on Jeopardy! warps the public understanding of what artificial intelligence is and how science is done.
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The online world of Second Life seemed like the next big thing, only to be largely written off. Neither hypers nor detractors understood it.
Robots that stand in for remote workers could force people to learn how to tolerate a new breed of social failings.
The iPad rivals that are about to flood the market probably have to approach perfection if they are to stand a chance.
The new generation of e-book reading gadgets will transform the troubled book, magazine, and newspaper industries. But it's uncertain what that transformation will look like.
Boeing's much delayed 787 provides lessons on the limits of outsourcing. But it is also a preview of the future of air travel.