Apps that proactively help people with their lives represent a significant departure from earlier approaches to software.
A startup believes people will want a photographic record of their lives, taken at 30-second intervals.
The creator of the Wolfram Alpha search engine explains why he thinks your life should be measured, analyzed, and improved.
As the amount of data expands exponentially, nearly all of it carries someone’s digital fingerprints.
The next frontier for big data is the individual.
A novel chemical pathway could address the high cost of transporting cellulosic materials to make diesel fuel.
A former Yahoo search engineer raises funds to bring sophisticated data mining and modeling to the business world.
A lack of accessible design tools is holding back 3-D printing.
A startup that converts conversations to text so it can offer instant information gets financing from Telefónica, Samsung, and Intel.
A job invented in Silicon Valley is going mainstream as more industries try to gain an edge from big data.