A student project sorts tweets by sentiment and puts them on a radio.
I’m a freelance science and technology journalist based in San Francisco. I was the information technology editor at MIT’s Technology Review from 2005 to 2009, where I wrote more than 350 stories about emerging technologies in areas that include computers, mobile devices, displays, communication networks, Internet startups, and more.
I was an integral part of a technology trend-spotting team, highlighting early work in reality mining, plasmonics, adaptable networks, and racetrack memory. I’ve contributed to The Economist, U.S News & World Report, Gizmodo, New Scientist, Science News, and SELF, among other publications. And I’m currently working on a book with Nathan Eagle called Reality Mining: Using Big Data to Engineer a Better World (MIT Press).
Kate Greene's Stories
Presto loads a Web browser and other software in seconds.
Now people without Amazon's e-reader can access the company's growing library.
Understanding how nanotubes heat up could make them useful for electronics.
A new type of motion-capture system tracks facial expressions.
More highlights from Microsoft's annual research event in Redmond, WA.
Better computer-vision algorithms overlay digital information on the real world.
New publications, experiments and breakthroughs in information technology--and what they mean.
Nick McKeown believes that remotely controlling network hardware with software can bring the Internet up to speed.
Stuart Parkin is using nanowires to create an ultradense memory chip.