A shoddily constructed building meant to be temporary survived for 55 years because some of MIT’s most significant postwar research happened there. What does that tell us about what architecture should do?
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.
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Intel’s chief anthropologist frames the MIT Technology Review Digital Summit by talking about the values that change, and those that don’t, as technology progresses.
The "Godfather of ecstasy" had held out hope that clinical trials would reveal medicinal benefits of new psychedelic drugs.
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A 2005 story in MIT Technology Review explained the ubiquity of the AK-47.
Two deals in two days speak volumes about where the value in wireless technology comes from.
Microsoft revamps its corporate structure to “rally behind a single strategy.” What took so long?
Back when computers were still just number-crunching machines, Douglas Engelbart foresaw their more powerful application in helping humans collaborate.
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