Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
A group of journalists and researchers wade into ugly corners of the Internet to expose racists, creeps, and hypocrites. Have they gone too far?
Online education offers one effective way to close the skills gap.
A variety of new digital filters will make a photograph look vintage. The inauthenticity of the effect is irrelevant: it’s enough to evoke an audience’s sense of the past.
Food shortages in developing countries have always been difficult to monitor in real time. But mobile phone data is changing that, say demographers.
A prototype app called Contax analyzes communication patterns to figure out who matters to you most.
One of the last bastions of human mastery over computers is about to fall to the relentless onslaught of machine learning algorithms.
Online courses may not be changing colleges as their boosters claimed they would, but they can prove valuable in surprising ways.
If you have a question, you can ask Google or Bing or any number of online databases. Now robots have their own knowledge database