Ada Lovelace wrote extensive notes on the world’s first computer. Her innovations foreshadowed those used in twentieth-century PCs.
The first message sent through the ARPANET was “LO.” It was supposed to be “LOGIN,” but the network crashed after the first two letters.
NASA's retirement of the space shuttle, along with the increase of commercial space firms, have ushered in a second space age. Is NASA still relevant?
Since its first birthday, in 1999, the celebrated technology company has defined how we allocate our attention.
Machines can write compelling ad copy and solve complex "real life" problems. Should the creative class be worried?
To prevent several millions tons of plastic from flushing into the ocean every year, engineers are paving roads with it.
Forgetting is beneficial for the human brain. But the internet has made it harder to let go of painful or problematic memories.
If we name each generation based on the technological conditions it experienced, generations may soon encompass only a few years apiece.
And what does it mean that Iran has enriched uranium past the 4.5% level?
Submarines played a major role in Word War I. But the first submersible was actually used, though unsuccessfully, in the Revolutionary War.