A single global patent system could simplify the international patent process. Will the United States sign on?
Webcams, tracking devices, and interlinked databases are leading to the elimination of unmonitored public space. Are we prepared for the consequences of the intelligence-gathering network we're unintentionally building?
Nicholas Negroponte says expertise is overrated. To build a nation of innovators, we should focus on youth, diversity, and collaboration.
Hitachi Advanced Research Labs' brain science applications program breaks the mold with research to improve education through brain imaging.
Research that breaks the mold.
General Electric's nanotechnology program breaks the mold with research to toughen ceramics based on the microstructure of seashells.
Antipiracy technology will halt illegally copied music-or so the recording industry hopes.
We peek into the future from technology's cutting edge.
Microsoft's former technology chief is branching out. He's looking for industries where efficiencies multiply every couple of years--in infotech, sure, but biology too.
Bringing new technology to market is a crap shoot, right? Wrong, says innovation guru Christensen. Follow his four rules to a new science of success.