This essay inaugurates a series of stories on the ways that protesters have used technology to build the Occupy movement
How do courts know whether a new technology is just an improved version of something they've already seen, or something else entirely?
The unlikely but true story of your next favorite media powerhouse
The Lamp Post Group has synthesized an alchemical startup environment from Chattanooga's disparate social scenes
Apple's new digital personal assistant is distinctively feminine, just like the disembodied voices of GPS, voicemail, and corporate call centers.
Twitter allows people to be heard with an immediacy that can generate a ton of energy, but can also refract the story into a thousand bits
A long-time technology editor reflects on his unique relationship with Apple's chief
Why Steve Jobs meant more to people than any businessman in a hundred years
By harnessing the vast wealth of publicly available cloud-based data, researchers are taking facial recognition technology to unprecedented levels
Internet users once stalked off into the cyberfrontier looking for transcendence. The new Facebook wants you to understand your life from the comfort of its walled garden.
Welcome to the era of parental computing, or how the cloud makes children of us all
The last decade has seen many social-networking sites rise and fall like little empires. Will Facebook follow, or is it here to stay?
When you change the climactic baseline, it's people who suffer
A paean to the preservation of the BBS, the local forerunner of the modern social network
Add up the units sold by the world's hundreds of small manufacturers, and they grab a larger chunk of the market than almost all the big boys
The hipster credit card machine isn't just for Brooklyn coffee shops and San Francisco food trucks anymore
Things haven't changed much in the graphing calculator world since you purchased that TI-83 back in the late '90s, but that's actually OK
Communication technologies affect the rate at which people lie, and remote television studios may actually encourage deception
For almost two hundred years, big thinkers have wanted to drag frozen freshwater from the poles
A government 2.0 analyst takes a step back and surveys the landscape at the crossroads of social media and political power in summer 2011