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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
New electronic toll tags will speed freight truck inspections. But the industry cries "Big Brother."
The first commercial "pebble bed" reactor--nearing approval in South Africa--may revive nuclear power.
Lives could be saved by sensors and therapies now under development-along with software that could help distinguish an anthrax assault from an outbreak of the flu.
The Defense Department agency that midwifed the Internet has a uniquely effective strategy to spur innovation-and plenty of hot new technologies in its pipeline.
More accurate data could soon help guide planes.
The future of big computing may lie in distributing the work.