Back in the 1960s, scholars were making predictions about what the Age of Automation would look like. Where they right?
A security robot targets the homeless, raising questions about whether private companies can expand their security detail to public spaces like sidewalks.
The internet is changing our brains. Our columnist suggests that maybe this isn't such a bad thing.
Hypersonic aircraft can fly at least five times the speed of sound. They would make for terrifying weapons -- if they are even possible.
Researchers learn a lot from studying office workers' email. But the question remains: do they learn more about the people, or about the medium itself?
According to our columnist, the internet has destabilized many of the informal institutions that underpin our democracy.
Personnel at the U.S. embassy in Havana have reported mysterious sounds and physical symptoms consistent with brain injury. Could it be microwaves?
How users feel about illegal downloading may have a lot to do with privilege.
When our flame wars, insensitive Facebook comments, and rude texts are catalogued online indefinitely, can we still forgive and forget?
The U.S. and most other large militaries have been trying to develop laser weapons for decades. Has China created the first portable laser gun?