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

Ask the First Guy With Google's Blazing 1000Mbit/s Internet Connection…

Google Fiber is pretty freaking awesome. But we're all geeking out about how it might work, or how we think it's could change our lives. Max Ross is actually living it. » 7/30/12 1:45pm 7/30/12 1:45pm

Orwell, Guthrie, and No Sleep: How Wikipedia's MVP Got to One Million

Just about everyone you know uses Wikipedia. But that deep library of information—nearly 4 million entries—didn't get there by accident. In fact, a surprising number of them came from Justin Knapp, who is the first person to make more than one million edits on the site. We've got him here live taking your questions. » 7/25/12 11:00am 7/25/12 11:00am

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

Alexis Ohanian, The Guy Who Created Reddit Is Here—Ask Him Anything

If you've clicked on one of those "meme" things lately or watched a video of something happening, there's a good chance it meandered its way through Reddit, one of the most massively influential websites, ever. Come talk to its daddy. » 7/13/12 1:03pm 7/13/12 1:03pm

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

Fire Off a Question At an Archery Prodigy Headed to the Olympics

Bows and arrows have evolved quite a bit since the Paleolithic era. But one thing hasn't changed in 12,000 years. This has never been a sport of sheer skill and power—its most elite competitors have always relied on the best gear of the age. » 7/10/12 11:00am 7/10/12 11:00am

We've Got a Bike Thief Here to Answer Your Questions

Even the best bike lock can't protect you from a professional bike thief. We learned that ourselves, when even Mario's amateur ass made short work of the best locks on the market. But we wanted to know how much more of a threat a seasoned pro represents. What tools does he use? What does he do with the bike once he… » 6/29/12 1:00pm 6/29/12 1:00pm

What It's Like To Fly A Top-Secret Spy Plane: A Live Conversation With…

The SR-71 Blackbird remains an icon of American aerospace engineering to this day. Its speed and operating ceiling are unrivaled. However, it did not simply spring forth fully-formed from the head of "Kelly" Johnson—it spent years in development as the A-12 Oxcart being flown by an elite group of Air Force pilots.… » 6/28/12 11:30am 6/28/12 11:30am