Navizon I.T.S. makes it easy to pinpoint Wi-Fi devices anywhere its listening nodes are installed.
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
It's not as if the Kindle and its store aren't also vulnerable to disruption.
The unexpected connection between carrier pricing schemes and payday loans.
The chip achieves unprecedented accuracy by processing information from many different sensors.
If it's good enough for WalMart and the DoD, why not apply RFID to crowd control?
Losing Control is a movie that understands the nerd heart.
Researchers show that they can make more efficient use of the airwaves than previously thought. But now Congress has to notice.
Concept videos from RIM show us a future in which the tyranny of the touch screen is all consuming, and, ironically, the BlackBerry has ceased to exist.
Who knew Skynet would be a financial, rather than a defense network?
Could Abraham Lincoln have become president of the United States in a world in which poor children lack access to physical books?