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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The world lost a brilliant activist and a leading proponent of information freedom last week.
From EmTech 2012: young innovators present world-changing ideas in three minutes or less.
Why I hope kids in Ethiopia can teach the rest of us something profound about education.
"One hundred years from now, the role of science and technology will be about becoming part of nature rather than trying to control it."
Magnetic electronics and ferrous paper enable artistry in circuit design.
When professional football teams pick players during the draft, uncertainty could be a greater factor than skill.
A prototype device provides access to full-service optometry in your pocket.
The rocket-propelled vehicle would explore planets more efficiently than wheeled rovers.
Requiring utilities to use existing natural gas plants fully could markedly reduce carbon dioxide emissions.