2011

Kevin Kelly over at The Technium got an interesting request from a reader: what questions about technology would you ask a Chinese peasant? The 15 questions. Would your grandparents be […]

Recommendation agents pay a minor, but increasingly important role in our lives. Whether it’s Amazon’s book recommendations, or Netflix, Pandora Radio, or Google Search, we rely on algorithms and computers […]

To these Thai fruit vendors, a train roaring through the middle of their makeshift market, coming inches away from their lychees — and their toes — is just another part […]

Talk about time compression.¬† The Flip video camera went from being a red-shot start-up in 2007, to a best-selling item, to a half-billion-dollar¬†acquisition target, to defunct, in only four years.¬† […]