The New York startup, Sense Networks, has developed algorithms that can identify distinct types of behaviors of people in a city, and group them into so-called tribes. The first animation shows the changing whereabouts of these tribes over the course of an evening in San Francisco and the second animation depicts the process of identifying the primary tribes visiting the top 200 nightlife destinations during a certain period of the night.
Watch Andrew Perlman, president and CEO of Great Point Energy, explain his company’s technology for converting coal into natural gas.
The Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) is a new satellite developed by the European Space Agency to measure the earth’s gravity field. Here, researchers discuss the mission and how it will impact climate-change research.
NASA researchers are using smart materials to improve helicopter performance.
A student project sorts tweets by sentiment and puts them on a radio.
Why technologists are so confident.
Nick McKeown believes that remotely controlling network hardware with software can bring the Internet up to speed.
A traveling-wave reactor could use widely available depleted uranium and operate for 60 years without refueling.
BioNanomatrix cofounder Han Cao explains how his company’s nanofluidic chip could dramatically decrease the cost of genome sequencing.
Donald Sadoway describes why we need a better battery and how his new battery works.