A new tool for analyzing academic papers uses cutting-edge AI to find meaning in billions of words.
Overdevelopment in China has created urban regions known as ghost cities that are more or less uninhabited. Nobody knew how bad the problem was until Baidu used its Big Data Lab to find out.
Troubled power companies are adapting, slowly, to the transformations roiling their businesses.
A new plant opening in Morocco signals the technology’s direction.
News and Views from EmTech at MIT, where technologists are showing off breakthroughs in computing, energy, materials, and biomedicine—and discussing their implications.
The implications of pervasive or ubiquitous computing are still only beginning to be apparent.
Nobel laureate Robert Shiller sees economic benefits to today’s technology-driven economy, but worries that automation poses “the challenge of our time.”
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
A roundup of some of the most interesting stories about mobile technology from other sites, collected by Rachel Metz, MIT Technology Review’s senior editor for mobile.
An ultrathin, inexpensive wearable patch can give doctors detailed information about crucial markers of health.