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I’m MIT Technology Review’s online editor. Before joining this publication, I was the online editor at New Scientist magazine. I’m particularly interested in data visualization, the history of technology, machine intelligence, and robotics. If you have something to pitch, or a comment about our editorial content, please contact me at email@example.com.
Will Knight's Stories
Machines are moving into new areas of manufacturing, but it’s too soon to proclaim a robot revolution.
The Z Space display could be revolutionary for designers and animators, but might also inspire innovation in computer gaming and augmented reality.
Toaster-sized UAVs could fly into buildings ahead of soldiers and emergency workers.
There’s nothing like having a competent navigator, DJ, and conversationalist on a long drive. Or just an iPhone.
Forget red or blue states. Here's a better picture of election night.
A video shows hurricane taking out communications as it makes landfall.
It’ll soon be possible to hack Baxter—a new kind of industrial robot—to do just about anything. Let the mayhem commence.
Smarter, safer robots could expand automation to new areas of production work and help many manufacturers regain a competitive edge against those using low-cost labor.
Gesture control, devices that recognize different people, and tricks to make a screen feel as if it has physical buttons could be coming to your gadgets.