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Articles from MIT Technology Review (March 1, 2016)

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A boost for solar: researchers say they've overcome an obstacle to making highly efficient solar devices by combining silicon with a new material. Orcutt, Mike 414
Apprentice work: what is the potential of machine art, and can it truly be described as creative or imaginative? Gayford, Martin 2259
China hit by rise of attacks: China sees a major increase in infections on file-sharing sites and more targeted, localized malware threats. Standaert, Michael 597
Conversational interfaces: powerful speech technology from China's leading Internet company makes it much easier to use a smartphone. Knight, Will 1258
Cybersecurity: The age of the megabreach: we haven't stopped huge breaches. The focus now is on resilience, with smarter ways to detect attacks and faster ways to respond to them. Talbot, David 1203
DNA app store: an online store for information about your genes will make it cheap and easy to learn more about your health risks and predispositions. Regalado, Antonio 822
E-mail's not the issue: why a new messaging platform can't solve our productivity problems. Morgenstern, Julie 412
Finding insecurity in the Internet of things: the world of connected devices is growing fast, but how secure is it? Metz, Rachel 442
Five most popular stories: MIT Technology Review volume 119, number 1. Korenstein, David Letter to the editor 673
From the editor. Editorial 577
Google's quantum dream machine: physicist John Martinis could deliver one of the holy grails of computing to Google--a machine that dramatically speeds up today's applications and makes new ones possible. Simonite, Tom 1222
Half-measures on encryption since Snowden: amid a wave of corporate privacy and security pronouncements, 2014 was supposed to be the "year of encryption." It didn't pan out that way. O'Brien, David 769
Have global C[O.sub.2] emissions peaked? New estimates suggest that worldwide emissions dropped slightly from 2014 to 2015. if so, that would be the first such decline that did not coincide with an economic downturn. But it's not yet clear that we can expect consistent economic growth without emissions growth. Brief article 128
How PayPal boosts security with artificial intelligence: the payments giant keeps fraud losses below industry averages by teaching computers to play detective. Morisy, Michael Case study 515
How technology makes us obnoxious: a writer fretted that gadgets were leading to self-centered and rude behavior--decades before the smartphone. Excerpt 379
Immune engineering: genetically engineered immune cells are saving the lives of cancer patients. That may be just the start. Regalado, Antonio 2678
Mark Fields. Metz, Rachel Brief article 266
New rapid response systems blunt cyberattacks: limiting damage from attacks requires far faster reactions, quick notification of victims, and adherence to regulations. Managing all that can be tricky. Talbot, David 393
Own your DNA: having your genome sequenced doesn't always mean you have full access to the data. Lennon, Greg 451
Power from the air: internet devices powered by Wi-Fi and other telecommunications signals will make small computers and sensors more pervasive. Harris, Mark 488
Precise gene editing in plants: CRISPR offers an easy, exact way to alter genes to create traits such as disease resistance and drought tolerance. Talbot, David 586
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. Bergstein, Brian Brief article 313
Robots that teach each other: what if robots could figure out more things on their own and share that knowledge among themselves? Schaffer, Amanda 680
Should Silicon Valley go to war? Politicians are trying to recruit technology companies to help fight ISIS. Does it make sense? Kaplan, Fred 1711
Slack: a service built for the era of mobile phones and short text messages is changing the workplace. Gomes, Lee 452
Smart bandages: researchers have developed a new kind of wound dressing that could serve as an early-detection system for infections. Orcutt, Mike 383
SolarCity's gigafactory: a $750 million solar facility in Buffalo will produce a gigawatt of high-efficiency solar panels per year and make residential panels far more attractive to homeowners. Martin, Richard 1060
Tesla Autopilot: the electric-vehicle maker sent its cars a software update that suddenly made autonomous driving a reality. Bradley, Ryan 762
The 184: passenger drone. Brewster, Signe Brief article 127
The chimera contention: a radical new approach to generating human organs is to grow them inside pigs or sheep. Regalado, Antonio 1011
Venture capitalists chase rising cybersecurity spending: investors have been pouring money into companies selling "next-generation" security products. Orcutt, Mike 780
VirZoom: virtual-reality bike. Brewster, Signe Brief article 117
When biology meets ideology: a new book reopens a notorious case of bungled science in the Soviet Union. Koerth-Baker, Maggie 1181
Why we're so vulnerable: an expert in U.S. national cybersecurity research and policy says the next generation of technology must have security built in from the very start. Interview 1015
Wikipedia for robots: people have learned to pool their knowledge. we need to help machines do the same. Saxena, Ashutosh 524
Will machines eliminate us? Interview 960

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