Emerging technologies can speed the removal of the millions of burried landmines that continue to kill and maim civilians in more than 60 countries.
A pioneer inn the field of complexity theory and creator of the software program Mathematica, Steven Wolfram now claims his secret, after-hours computer experiments will reinvent the field of physics. His colleagues think he just might pull it off.
With the productivity benefits of information technology finally starting to kick in, we can afford to pursue rapid economic growth.
The principle designer of the IBM program that beat Gary Kasparov asserts that the win was a plus for humanity and comments on how such software can help do other jobs.
The Wired Neighborhood
Revealing how computers can provide hope amid poverty, children in one urban community are posting their drawings, poems, and other creations on the Net.
Water may seem to be everywhere, but for a rising portion of the world's population, there may soon be hardly a drop to drink -or to use for growing food, supporting industries and cities, and preserving life-giving ecosystems.