Hollywood Science Gone Bad
Journalist David Kushner takes up a topic we all love to complain about: outrageously stupid science in movies and television.
Can rapping make engineering hip? Semiconductor engineer Rajeev Bajaj thinks it can
The Mash Monsters
DJs Adrian & the Mysterious D sing the praises of the mashup, a do-it-yourself combo of existing music that has copyright lawyers licking their chops
High-Tech Dinosaurs, Coming to an Arena Near You
A traveling troupe of life-size dinosaurs tour the United States
Making Computer Crime Sexy
Our Science of Hollywood columnist looks at cybercrime in the movies and in real life
Sci-Tech: The Movie
Fifteen films that try to cross-pollinate art and science
The journey of Naren Shankar--from engineer to media mogul
Laser-Heated Hard Drives Could Break Data Density Barrier
Scientists at Seagate Technology show that heat-assisted magnetic recording could break the looming terabit-per-square-inch data limit
CES 2012: The Metadata Generation
Web crawling comes to the home network
Robot Surgeons Are Taking Over the Operating Room
Watch six of the coolest surgical robots in action
Can We Trust Robots?
Robots will soon have the power of life and death over human beings. Are they ready? Are we?
How to Build a Moral Robot
If robots are going to drive our cars and play with our kids, we’ll need to teach them right from wrong
Do We Want Robot Warriors to Decide Who Lives or Dies?
As artificial intelligence in military robots advances, the meaning of warfare is being redefined
Would You Trust a Robot Surgeon to Operate on You?
Precise and dexterous surgical robots may take over the operating room
Can You Program Ethics Into a Self-Driving Car?
When self-driving cars kill, it’s the code (and the coders) that will be put on trial
Pothole Detection for the Visually Impaired
An early prototype applies machine learning algorithms to identify uneven surfaces
Kniterate Updates the Knitting Machine to Be an Easy-to-Use 3-D Printer for Fabric
Kniterate aims to make maker spaces a little cozier with printable knitwear