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 ourselves … » 7/20/12 12:15pm 7/20/12 12:15pm

This Is Obama's State of the Future


Last night, President Obama delivered his yearly State of the Union address. Jobs! War! Bipartisanship! Awkward clapping! Sleeping senators! But also, lots of future talk. Below, we break down Obama's claims for America's tech horizon, and what they might mean. » 1/26/11 3:01pm 1/26/11 3:01pm

Watch IBM's Jeopardy-Playing Computer Obliterate Humanity's Champions

You may have heard about IBM's Jeopardy-playing Watson supercomputer. You may have also heard about its practice match against human Jeopardy superstar Ken Jennings. But it's not until you watch the bloodbath that you finally get it. We're doomed. » 1/13/11 4:20pm 1/13/11 4:20pm