The popularity of surfing the Internet on the go has designers building applications with simple, easy-to-use navigation.
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
Microsoft researchers have developed software that could create more sweeping -- and useful -- perspectives for city maps.
A French search company believes the key to better Web-based search comes from the corporate world.
Google's voice interface patent gives life to rumors that voice-actived mobile search will soon be a reality.
Computer crime is changing as the Internet becomes a vital component of everyday life. So how do cyber cops keep up with it?
An open-source identity management system could change the way we share personal information over the Internet.
With all its sign-ons, the Internet has changed the way we represent ourselves. IBM's Bob Blakley ponders the implications.
Jeff Jonas is an IBM engineer who specializes in software that infuses powerful search technology with anonymity.
When it comes to online video delivery, the venerable Web portal holds a couple of trump cards.
The latest release of the open-source Firefox browser includes many features requested, and even designed, by users.