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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.
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Nielsen finds a statistically significant correlation, adding credibility to the analytics field.
A special issue of Technology Review highlighted key security technologies.
Latvian operations are targeted and, in a rare event, two arrests are made.
Loss of speed indicators need not have led to deaths of 228 Air France passengers, investigation says
A small Canada attack gets a rapid response.
A sample of spam transactions finds most pass through just three banks, study finds.
New pop-up warnings for link-clicking users will provide the ultimate test of community-based website ratings.
Young leaders explain their social networking strategy.
Google's gambit pays off as China renews its license--but its Hong Kong site could still be blocked.