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Can AI pass the smell test? Deploying artificial intelligence can be tricky and expensive. Companies had better know why they really want it. Mar 1, 2019 1819
Free money's big test: A Canadian province is giving people a basic income, no strings attached--revealing both the appeal and the limitation of the idea. Jul 1, 2018 2349
The Great Al Paradox: Don't worry about supersmart Al eliminating all the jobs. That's just a distraction from the problems even relatively dumb computers are causing. Jan 1, 2018 2595
The Al Issue. Editorial Nov 1, 2017 577
We need more alternatives to facebook: chastened by the negative effects of social media, Mark Zuckerberg says he will tweak his service and upgrade society in the process. Should any company be that powerful? May 1, 2017 2239
Robert Hannigan. Interview May 1, 2016 256
What if Apple is wrong? New layers of secrecy on smartphones might damage the criminal justice system in return for only marginal gains in our personal privacy. May 1, 2016 3500
Reusable rockets: rockets typically are destroyed on their maiden voyage. but now they can make an upright landing and be refueled for another trip, setting the stage for a new era in spaceflight. Brief article Mar 1, 2016 313
Paralyzed again: We have the technology to dramatically increase the independence of people with spinal-cord injuries. The problem is bringing it to market--and keeping it there. May 1, 2015 2782
Q+A: Joseph LeDoux. Interview Jul 1, 2014 1221
Sarah Lewis. Interview May 1, 2014 821
Danah Boyd. Interview Jan 1, 2014 832
50 disruptive companies 2013: our fourth annual list of companies around the world whose innovations will reshape markets. Directory Mar 1, 2013 1373
Ursula Burns: Xerox's CEO wants to use technology to shake up the staid business-services market. Interview Mar 1, 2013 806
The problem with our data obsession: the quest to gather ever more information can make us value the wrong things and grow overconfident about what we know. Mar 1, 2013 1543
Q+A Bono: the musician and activist explains how technology can make the world so much better. Interview Jan 1, 2013 1792
Online exams: big brother is watching you: how can you tell if an online student has done the work? That's where webcam proctoring comes in. Jan 1, 2013 677
The deferred dreams of Mars: officially, the united states plans to send astronauts to the red planet in the 2030s. it's not looking likely. but at NASA, engineers like Bret Drake keep plugging away. Nov 1, 2012 4544

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