Talk to the Man Who Drives the $2.6 Billion-Dollar Mars Curiosity Rover

Matt Heverly has one of the coolest jobs in the Solar System: he drives rovers. On Mars. He drove NASA's Opportunity rover for four years and now he's getting ready for the biggest mission in the history of NASA's planetary exploration—driving the $2.6-billion car-sized Curiosity rover after it lands this Sunday (I… » 8/02/12 2:30pm 8/02/12 2:30pm

First Comes the Dream at the American Museum of Natural History: An…

There's a spirit of imagination that we all have as children. At a certain point, it can fade. But those dreams and aspirations never become less crucial to innovation, and that's why, last night, we brought together some of the greatest minds in science and technology in New York City to collectively remind… » 7/20/12 12:15pm 7/20/12 12:15pm

How Steve Wozniak Became the Genius Who Invented the Personal Computer

You all know Steve Wozniak. If you're using a computer today is partly because this man created some really awesome things. You know, like changing the world with the other Steve. He's here now to answer your questions about what made him take his path. » 7/17/12 1:00pm 7/17/12 1:00pm

Why Dave Winer Invented the Blog

If you're reading these lines it's because of this man. He's Dave Winer, the inventor of blogs and RSS syndication, two of the backbones of the web. Often controversial, always challenging, this is the story of what got him inspired to do it all: » 7/16/12 10:40am 7/16/12 10:40am

Kevin Mitnick, the World's Most Notorious Hacker, Is Here to Talk About…

Kevin Mitnick was one of the first internationally known hackers, one of the early wizards who struck the fear of the gods in the machine into regular people. He hacked Los Angeles, Motorola, Nokia, Sun Microsystems, and Fujitsu Siemens before finally being caught by the FBI. » 7/11/12 1:45pm 7/11/12 1:45pm

What Was It? Tales of Inspiration From the World's Most Awe-Inspiring…

Technology is how we change the world around us; science is how we seek to understand it. Some people ignore, others dabble. And then there are the rare ones who revolutionize. The visionaries and big thinkers. The long-workers and midnight oil-burners. Some discover new worlds and novel technologies; others invent… » 7/11/12 1:00pm 7/11/12 1:00pm