Groups that include women and men outperform those comprised of only one gender.
I’m a contributing editor at MIT Technology Review. Until recently I blogged the converging crises of the 21st century for Grist. I report for Wired and Scientific American, and I’ve got projects cooking for The BBC, The Atlantic and Smithsonian.
Lately I’ve been helping friends launch an experiment in alternate funding models for science and environment-focused media, called MajorPlanet.
In another life I was a crayfish neuroscientist specializing in functional and anatomical studies via Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Christopher Mims's Stories
Inspired by Wikipedia, Waze lets app users draw its maps.
A startup called RedCritter turns software development into a game.
The rollout of NFC payments in the U.S. has been so sluggish that a superior technology—biometrics—is about to catch up.
But automation is making the humans who still have jobs more productive.
If innovative small companies can't protect their inventions, who will? Companies who specialize in suing over IP, that's who.
Internet adoption has only accelerated since 2001, so why hasn't the economy been goosed again?
DoD research wing wants to make everything from tanks to bombers in "fabs."
Two years ago print was going to soldier on another 10 years. Now it's five--or fewer.
Nemoptic's new e-paper technology is cheap and efficient enough to be used almost anywhere.