A map from the Oxford Internet Institute reveals the geographical distribution of billions of photos uploaded to the popular image-sharing site.
A new Gmail extension adds algorithmically generated text to the bottoms of emails, in an effort to unwittingly snare government eavesdroppers into capturing innocent communications.
On a day that honors one of the (female) pioneers of computer science, our second annual round-up of our work on women in technology.
Many local tech companies could use a few hours of skilled labor—and they know just whom to turn to.
A portrait from UNESCO shows where women are well represented among employed scientists, and where they are rare.
A scientist moved to tears
A new study claims to identify the times of the week that women are feeling the most insecure about their bodies, and recommends that brands "concentrate media during prime vulnerability moments."
Abraham Nemeth, the creator of a Braille system for math and science, has passed away at the age of 94.
How do you make a repository of books and manuscripts live online?
Just 549 of NASA's 18,250 employees will be expected to work if the government shuts down.
A handy little tool will take any tweet's URL and spit back MLA- and APA-style citations for it.
For those with hand tremors, mealtimes can be moments of frustration rather than enjoyment. Can a high-tech spoon help?
"Society struggled to make rules for using the cloaks appropriately. Law enforcement had trouble regulating the cloaks, and, by the turn of the century, Congress had banned them entirely."
Google confirms that it is "investigating reports of an issue with Gmail."
Before Woodward and Bernstein, before Glenn Greenwald, there was John W. Raper, a columnist for the Cleveland Press, who stumbled across something very odd while on vacation in New Mexico.
MIT researchers Dan Novy and Sophia Brueckner argue that the mind-bending worlds of authors such as Philip K. Dick and Arthur C. Clarke can help us not just come up with ideas for new gadgets, but anticipate their consequences.
It feels like just yesterday.
What goes around really does come around.
A new Kickstarter project, SHADOW, aims to collect and analyze the stories that we experience while we sleep.