Following a packed keynote at last week's Mobile Internet World conference, Google's group manager of open platforms, Rich Miner, sat down to take questions from the audience. Here, he comments on the process that Google used to develop Android and on the pressures of an open platform.
Graham Allison, a professor of government at Harvard University and the director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Kennedy School of Government, talks about the threat of nuclear terrorism.
This animation shows the Thirty Meter Observatory and telescope design, which will use advanced optics to peer deep into the early universe.
An adhesive made out of carbon nanotubes is structured like the surface of a gecko foot. It’s 10 times more adhesive, but still reusable, as demonstrated in this video.
IBM researchers report a potential breakthrough in molecular electronics.
This brief demo highlights the features of SearchTogether that allow groups of people to more effectively share the work and the results of online information hunts.
Tanzeem Choudhury demonstrates her wearable sensor platform and describes how software can analyze the data to provide valuable information about users’ activity patterns, social networks, and even health.
A brief “tour” of Xobni highlights the features that make the Outlook plug-in so helpful.
Mitch Kapor explains why the country needs a CTO.
Digg's new recommendation system relies on the wisdom of crowds.