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The Rise of the Robot Reporter
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The Rise of the Robot Reporter

As reporters and editors find themselves the victims of layoffs at digital publishers and traditional newspaper chains alike, journalism generated by machine is...

World-Renowned Subway Signal Guru Hired to Speed ­p NYC's Trains
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World-Renowned Subway Signal Guru Hired to Speed ­p NYC's Trains

A world-renowned subway signals guru named Pete Tomlin is giving riders their best chance at faster, more reliable subway trips—if transit officials can get the...

Harvard's Top Astronomer Says an Alien Ship May Be Among ­s, and He Doesn't Care What His Colleagues Think
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Harvard's Top Astronomer Says an Alien Ship May Be Among ­s, and He Doesn't Care What His Colleagues Think

Before he started the whole alien spaceship thing last year, the chairman of Harvard University's astronomy department was known for public lectures on modesty....

Technology Sends Texts to Warn When Partner Is In Argumentative Mood
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Technology Sends Texts to Warn When Partner Is In Argumentative Mood

Sensors worn by couples can predict an impending quarrel and try to stop it, scientists say.

Researchers Build Sensors to Protect the Field of Dreams
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Researchers Build Sensors to Protect the Field of Dreams

Researchers from the University of Utah and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will develop sensors that detect when cornfields are getting attacked by insects...

Technologies to Watch in 2019
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Technologies to Watch in 2019

Seven specialists forecast the developments that will push their fields forward in the year ahead.

How the Government Shutdown Is Flushing Away Federal Cyber-Talent
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How the Government Shutdown Is Flushing Away Federal Cyber-Talent

The US Federal government is in the midst of the longest gap in funding for many of its agencies in history. As the "shutdown" extends into a second month, the...

Meet the Blind YouTubers Making the Internet More Accessible
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Meet the Blind YouTubers Making the Internet More Accessible

Visually impaired creators are a lifeline for those who share their disability—and they're educating and making allies of sighted people along the way.

'The Goal Is to Automate ­s': Welcome to the Age of Surveillance Capitalism
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'The Goal Is to Automate ­s': Welcome to the Age of Surveillance Capitalism

We're living through the most profound transformation in our information environment since Johannes Gutenberg's invention of printing in circa 1439.

The Shutdown Is Breaking Government Websites, One by One
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The Shutdown Is Breaking Government Websites, One by One

The government shutdown is causing many federal websites to fall into disrepair, causing inconvenience and security concerns.

HPC Cluster Puts Computational Power at Researchers' Disposal
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HPC Cluster Puts Computational Power at Researchers' Disposal

The University of Delaware's newest high performance computing community cluster, named Caviness, puts vast computational power at researchers' disposal.

What the Future of Work Means for Cities
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What the Future of Work Means for Cities

Two weeks ago, MIT's David Autor gave the prestigious Richard T. Ely lecture at the annual meeting of American economists in Atlanta. Introduced by the former chair...

Robotic Milkers and an Automated Greenhouse: Inside a High-Tech Small Farm
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Robotic Milkers and an Automated Greenhouse: Inside a High-Tech Small Farm

About 150 Jersey cows in the rolling terrain at Rivendale Farms in Bulger, some 25 miles west of Pittsburgh, wear Fitbit-like collars that monitor their movement...

Former Super Bowl Champ Empowers Students to Learn Computer Science
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Former Super Bowl Champ Empowers Students to Learn Computer Science

Retired NFL defensive tackle Ellis Wyms recently founded Athletes for Computer Science, which deploys athlete ambassadors to teach children in underprivileged districts...

The MOOC Pivot
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The MOOC Pivot

After promising a reordering of higher education, the massive open online course (MOOC) field is instead coalescing around a different, much older business model...

To Cover China, There's No Substitute for WeChat
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To Cover China, There's No Substitute for WeChat

How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Li Yuan, a technology columnist in Hong Kong, discussed the tech she's...

Tech Giants, Gorging on AI Professors Is Bad for You
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Tech Giants, Gorging on AI Professors Is Bad for You

In an essay written in 1833, the British economist William Forster Lloyd made a profound observation using the example of cattle grazing.

Chinese Tech Investors Flee Silicon Valley as Trump Tightens Scrutiny
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Chinese Tech Investors Flee Silicon Valley as Trump Tightens Scrutiny

New Trump administration policies aimed at curbing China's access to American innovation have all but halted Chinese investment in U.S. technology startups, as...

In Memory of Lawrence Roberts
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In Memory of Lawrence Roberts

Beeeeeeep.

Curbs on A.I. Exports? Silicon Valley Fears Losing Its Edge
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Curbs on A.I. Exports? Silicon Valley Fears Losing Its Edge

A common belief among tech industry insiders is that Silicon Valley has dominated the internet because much of the worldwide network was designed and built by Americans...
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