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I’m MIT Technology Review's chief correspondent, keeping an eye most often on the world of information and communication technologies—and asking my kids when I don’t understand what’s going on. Recent projects have taken me to Kenya to write about mobile-phone-based health initiatives, and Germany to explore how they’ll ramp up renewable power while closing down nuclear plants. My 2008 feature on the Obama campaign’s social-networking operation was selected for The Best Technology Writing 2009.
David Talbot's Stories
Fattened voter databases will be among the 2008 presidential race's most enduring legacies.
Vivek Pai's new method for storing Web content could make Internet access more affordable around the world.
Cisco's Padmasree Warrior tells us what role a U.S CTO should play.
The super-cheap laptop project meets with widespread skepticism.
India's gadget looks more like a modem.
CEOs push for a stimulus package that supports broadband, smart grid, and health-care IT.
Children are no more at risk online than off, a study says.
Holographic storage on the cheap.
The Obama campaign helped make the DNC's voter database 10 times larger.