The internet is a tracking and monitoring machine. We will ceaselessly self-track and be tracked. We’re expanding the data sphere to sci-fi levels and there’s no stopping it because too many of the benefits we covet derive from it.
The Golden Age of universities may be dead, but while much of the commentary around the disruption of education focuses on MOOCs and how universities will balance commercial relevance and basic research, lost in the shuffle is something arguably...
Scientists have discovered a new class of antibiotics to fight bacteria such as the cause of common staph infections and other drug-resistant bacteria that threaten public health. The compounds were discovered via computer models.
Economist Joseph Stiglitz writes that there is enormous enthusiasm for technological innovation with many attempting to replicate the ingenuity that they regard as America’s true comparative advantage.
Three days ago, Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 vanished from radar off the south coast of Vietnam in the South China Sea. 239 people were on board -- and at this point, it is presumed that they have all perished in some kind of disaster.
A fifteen page story about the MMR vaccination controversy. As ever, I'm sure a few spelling errors have slipped past me. Feel free to point any out so I can correct them. The reference links for the strip are in the next blog entry.