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This man’s quest to understand memory starts with obsessive bodycam recording and brain-wave tracking
By-products include striking short films that speed up and slow down along in response to body signals.
VR technology hasn’t been a hit with consumers, so companies are taking it everywhere from specially built arenas to airports.
Combining software with something the company calls “trusted hardware” will vastly expand what smart contracts can do.
The state leading the clean energy charge could wind up importing coal power from Wyoming.
The two countries are vying to build an exascale computer that could lead to significant advances in many scientific fields.
A new analysis shows how the cost of securing Bitcoin will constrain its growth.
Martine Rothblatt wants to end transplant shortages with 3-D-printed lungs.
Better gene editing. Cheaper solar cells. Stretchable electronics. And smarter robots. Meet Jonas Cleveland, CEO of COSY, and the rest of our 2018 list of 35 Innovators Under 35.
Big-money politics is making it harder than ever to tame Big Tech.
Science fiction: a robot rebellion in the pistachio fields.
Shared autonomous vehicles could transform American cities built around car ownership.
Behind every piece of automation is a human who made it happen.
AI and robotics have been separate fields up to now. Combining them could transform manufacturing and warehousing— and take AI to the next level.
The Ausbildung is widely touted as an example other countries should follow. But it’s struggling to keep up with technological change.
Toledo has more robots per worker than any other US city. They’re producing a healthy economy—and lots of anxiety.
A Canadian province is giving people money with no strings attached—revealing both the appeal and the limitations of the idea.
A Canadian province is giving people a basic income, no strings attached—revealing both the appeal and the limitations of the idea.
Facebook, Amazon, and Google will resist attempts to restrain their market power. But for the sake of our collective prosperity and our personal privacy, it’s a fight we can’t afford to lose.
Potential pitfalls include putting the military in charge and spraying too much money around.
Artificial intelligence is offering an amazing opportunity to increase prosperity, but whether or not we will seize it is our choice.