Efforts to preserve the Web should make use of the powerful, distributed collaboration it allows.
A better definition of consciousness will help with tough ethical choices.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg will eventually have to deal with the fact that all growth has limits.
A leading researcher says digital technologies are about to make health care more effective. But is so much data really beneficial?
Information technology is reducing the need for certain jobs faster than new ones are being created.
The head of research at Hewlett-Packard talks about the disruptive technologies that could ensure HP's survival.
Once, we stored our photos and other mementos in shoeboxes in the attic; now we keep them online. That puts our stuff at the mercy of companies that could decide to throw it away—unless Jason Scott and the Archive Team can get there first.
Mapping how our neural circuits change under the influence of anesthesia could shed light on one of neuroscience's most perplexing riddles: consciousness.
One columnist wondered whether democracy was nimble enough to compete with tyranny.
Touch screens that work through fabric