Web apps can displace all other forms of software if browser and Web technology continue to improve.
Novel products that create new markets often emerge from pioneering user inventions.
New energy technologies need the support of sound economic policy to prevent further damage to our climate.
The long-term value of an innovation often doesn't become apparent until it has gone through many product cycles—including buggy versions that annoy early adopters.
Atom-thick sheets of carbon make high-energy capacitors.
Combining optical and electrical circuits should speed supercomputers.
Scientists discover how some tumors become immune to medications.
Getting advertisers to quit tracking you may be harder than you think.
WikiLeaks wants to undermine states and corporations by interfering with their ability to "think." It may not survive, but its innovations will be imitated.
Foursquare and other location-based social games on mobile phones can be compelling, but only when they harness the energy of countless offline games we're already playing.