Open competitions can help find an optimal solution to a well-understood problem, but they are a poor way to innovate.
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An examination of simple cell-phone records reveals maps of poverty levels, ethnic divides, and the movements of sports fans.
Storing video and other files more intelligently reduces the demand on servers in a data center.
Genetic logic gates will enable biologists to program cells for chemical production and disease detection.
The world lost a brilliant activist and a leading proponent of information freedom last week.
The throwable device could relay panoramic images to let first responders or soldiers know what they’re getting into.
Students anywhere are being offered free instruction online. What will that do to the trillion-dollar education business?
Why I hope kids in Ethiopia can teach the rest of us something profound about education.
The video technique could lead to remote diagnostic methods, like the ability to detect the heart rate of someone on a screen.
Magnetic electronics and ferrous paper enable artistry in circuit design.