FindFace's technology may one day allow anyone to identify you with their phone.
As a growing population ages, could computerized assistants provide medical support and companionship?
The bug at the center of the Zika outbreak, Aedes aegypti, loves humans, hides under beds, and can breed practically anywhere.
What rickety, rural suspension bridges can teach us about modern infrastructure. An Object Lesson
Law enforcement can access privately-collected location information about cars—and some low-income neighborhoods have faced extra scrutiny.
Researchers say the online encyclopedia should have a source-o-meter on each page, reflecting the quality of citations.
They were enormous, tech-savvy, and invasive in their methods—and they enlisted Abraham Lincoln into their ranks.
Contrary to predictions, the salesperson hasn't gone away. In fact, it’s the most common occupation in the U.S. and shows no signs of disappearing.
A roundtable discussion on women, people of color, and the country’s newest currency
The chat platform has long been a media darling, but it’s getting so popular that people are starting to complain about it.
The Republican candidate has been likened to Alf, Mrs. Doubtfire, Grandpa Munster, and more.
The technology enhances the wonder of being oneself far better than it produces empathy for others
The machines of the future will tailor their behavior to humans—and even individual personalities.
How driverless vehicles could change meetings, manufacturing, safety, and more
It would only take one little button.
When it comes to reducing online harassment, deeper social change could have a bigger impact than fighting back one jerk at a time.
To focus only on the ‘digital divide’ between desktop and laptop users is to miss an encouraging trend.
New software will help low-income people and communities of color to record their experiences with law enforcement—in order to create a crowdsourced map of their behavior.
From software that records your every keystroke, to GPS tracking, to ignition kill switches—lenders have more power over their customers than ever.
Virtual playspaces of the 1980s encouraged openness and creativity, which would later become foundational values of the web.
And a court just ruled in favor of the government, again.