As scientific consultant for The Hulk, John Underkoffler developed a plausible explanation for the comic-strip character's researcher-to-green-creature transformation.
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Technology's role in selecting public officials needn't be limited to the voting machines. But would you let a software agent tell you who to vote for?
MIT economist Lester Thurow says that despite India's thriving software industry the country is in peril of falling behind China in the knowledge economy.
MIT management guru Thomas Malone explains how technology can distribute authority, trump hierarchies, and lead to better business decision-making.
The Yucca Mountain nuclear waste depository assumes geological stability over 10,000 years. Too bad the government didn't pay more attention to what geologists had to say.
Why low voter turnout can be a healthy sign that the electoral system is actually working well.
The two hottest trends in computer gaming are portability and multiplayer interactions. A Swedish research lab and telecom giant Nokia are putting these capabilities together.
Guest Essay: The continued health of capitalism depends on a system that produces not only goods but also healthy customers-who will not flourish in depleted, polluted, and desperate conditions.