Software reveals how the Occupy Wall Street idea spread across to the social Web as protesters took to the streets.
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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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Cloud computing is redefining the way companies send e-mail, store data, and allocate IT budgets.
New report suggests an error in estimates of greenhouse gas emissions.
A new modeling study casts more doubt on the supposed environmental benefits of switching to natural gas.
A new estimate suggests there's 80 percent less gas than previously thought. That may still be plenty.
Human exploration is the most visible use of spaceflight, but business and defense satellites fill the sky.
Increasing mileage standards to 54.5 mpg won't require major new technologies, say experts.
Several upstart Internet companies have shown promise in being able to translate user engagement into revenue.
A new Internet protocol will vastly increase the number of addresses from which devices can connect.
The future availability and cost of important emerging technologies could depend on access to a handful of critical elements.