All Tech Considered
Aug 19, 2014 — It used to be that a TV appearance was the key to success for comedians. In the past five years stand-up comedy has seen a global revival thanks to the Internet, and in particular, thanks to podcasts.
Aug 18, 2014 — Preservationists are worried about troves of records stored on what was once considered a durable medium: the compact disc. Many discs can last for centuries — but most won't.
Aug 16, 2014 — For five nights at London's Tate Britain museum, four robots are roving through the halls controlled by people around the world.
Aug 16, 2014 — This week in tech, we read IT people need to be half technologist, half psychologist; more and more women are leaving the engineering field; and Tom Hanks created an app for the hipster in all of us.
Aug 15, 2014 — There are many apps and services to encourage us to do all that we set out (and want) to do — walk the dog, call our mom, eat healthier. But is a reminder, or an alert, enough?
Aug 14, 2014 — Many people know the late actor and comedian for his film and TV work, but to the gaming community he was a staunch advocate and a fan.
Aug 13, 2014 — With a little help from 3-D printing, this week's featured innovation opens up the possibility of fast, customizable, sculptured versions of 2-D books.
Aug 13, 2014 — A geographical analysis of comments to the Federal Communications Commission shows wide disparities on the issue of an open Internet.
Aug 12, 2014 — From the aerospace sector to Silicon Valley, engineering has a retention problem: Close to 40 percent of women with engineering degrees either leave the profession or never enter the field.
Aug 12, 2014 — These cluster maps give us a two-dimensional look at the complex arguments Americans posted on the topic of net neutrality. One theme in the comments had to do with the American dream.