The first hybrid memristor-transistor chip could be cheaper and more energy efficient.
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
The new voice-search application for the iPhone marks a milestone for spoken interfaces.
Gadgets that operate over television frequencies promise to transform the wireless landscape.
Can Fennec, Mozilla's new mobile browser, compete?
The airwaves between TV stations are now open to a host of new wireless gadgets.
New publications, experiments and breakthroughs in information technology--and what they mean.
New millimeter-wave technology sends data at 10 gigabits per second.
Google's phone has plenty of potential, but some say its mechanism for delivering applications could lead to problems.
Whether Google has succeeded in revolutionizing the cell phone may depend on who you ask.
A new approach to face recognition is better at handling low-resolution video.