Despite the need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, the burning of coal has only been accelerating.
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I’m MIT Technology Review’s research editor. I spend my days taking things extremely seriously and attempting with all my nerdy might to piece together bigger pictures from the bits and shreds of truth I manage to filter from the information barrage. I’m particularly obsessed with the energy-related challenges facing humanity and the future of the Internet.
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Laboratory advance shows that nano-imprinting could help the hard drive industry meet its long-term goals for data storage capacity.
New electronic tattoos could help monitor health during normal daily activities.
The world's trove of information is already expanding incredibly fast. Now automated applications will quickly enlarge it even further.
From Facebook to shale oil to MOOCs, the numbers told the tale.
Sales of dedicated e-readers like Amazon’s Kindle are falling now that people are buying all-purpose tablets like the Kindle Fire instead.
You’ve probably already heard or read about the massive shift to mobile computing that is underway. But a picture’s worth a thousand words.
Intel missed out on the shift to mobile computing. Now it finds itself in a precarious position.
Social networks and media websites are collecting and visualizing plenty of interesting data.