Venture capitalist Mary Meeker’s comprehensive Internet report shows how quickly Chinese companies are gaining online clout.
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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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Subtracting nuclear reactors in the U.S. could make it tougher to meet climate goals.
Ranking countries by their “networked readiness” reveals a major geopolitical digital divide.
Tweets in Turkish are down but not out, even as Turkey’s prime minister tries to block Twitter inside the country.
There appears to be more than enough room to bury our emissions, but large-scale carbon capture remains untested.
The 2013 Global Innovation Index looks very similar to last year’s, but its ranking of the most efficient innovators features several new names.
An impressive video shows a strand of material that folds itself into prescribed shape underwater. The inventor explains how the underlying idea could be useful.
3-D printing technology is evolving quickly, but not that quickly.
Drawing on millions NFL team page “likes,” Facebook reveals every county’s favorite Super Bowl team
A helpful visualization of historical temperatures shows dramatic variation in the local effects of global warming.