The quest to gather ever more information can make us value the wrong things and grow overconfident about what we know.
I'm deputy editor of MIT Technology Review. I’ve been a technology journalist for 12 years, reporting on the Web, computing, telecom, and the business of technology from Silicon Valley, New York, and Boston. Before I came to MIT Technology Review, I was the technology and media editor for the Associated Press.
Brian Bergstein's Stories
Nominations are open for our annual list of 35 innovators under 35. Don’t hold back.
The musician and activist explains how technology provides the means to help us eradicate disease and extreme poverty.
Progress is finally being made on the next version of the open programming standard that originally made the Web blossom.
Intel has made strides on mobile chips, but apparently not fast enough to win market share.
How can you tell if an online student has done the work? That’s where webcam proctoring comes in.
Innovation can be hard to define, but you know it when you see it.
Windows 8 launches to mixed reviews and the guy who oversaw it steps down.
Counting Facebook likes and Twitter followers makes Obama look great, but the close race shows how meaningless those numbers are.
The head of MIT’s Media Lab extols the benefits of being a “now-ist."