Why we love the machines we shouldn't.
We need a new language for artificial intelligence.
Rival aesthetics in the mashup community.
A research physicist looks to the past and future of recorded music.
The science fiction of Algis Budrys showed literary artistry.
New publications, experiments and breakthroughs in information technology--and what they mean.
An Indian startup thinks that the right software can make cheap phones a financial lifeline to hundreds of millions.
A new age of "technological reproducibility" is here. Ugh.
Mitch Kapor, a pioneer of personal computing, says the position is vital given the growing importance of technology.
Researchers should switch from the race for the best to bringing new technologies to rest.