To help the New York City medical examiner identify the remains of the thousands of victims of 9/11, tiny bioinformatics company Gene Codes created M-FISys--the first software capable of managing such massive amounts of genetic evidence.
Those old game machines from the attic may have pitifully little computing power and laughably primitive graphics. But a cadre of game creators still considers them the ultimate programming challenge.
Lie detectors have been called "worse than useless." So why are they still used?
Q&A: MIT's Kenneth Keniston says cheap information kiosks are helping India bring computing power to the masses, providing a model for how to bridge the digital divide.
Dialogue: Per-message charging may be an effective way to stifle spam. But it is anathema to most Internet users.
Contrary to popular belief, not all kids are naturally adept with technology and that spells trouble in an increasingly wired society.
Playing computer games doesn't shorten kids' attention spans-it helps them to manage competing demands in the new era of "continuous partial attention."
Attendees at the CeBIT show in New York heard thunder from industry heads. Will new services save the wireless business?
An expert on aviation safety statistics says a new computer system to screen out terrorists may actually make things easier for them.
Q&A: Robert Lefkowitz has an MIT degree in engineering and a track record as a Wall Street IT director. Now he's trying to push open source software from the dominion of alpha geeks into the corporate mainstream.