science and technology

  • September 12, 2012    

    Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during today’s Apple event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on September 12, 2012 in San Francisco, California. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. The newest iteration of the iPhone will be thinner, lighter, … Continue reading

  • August 5, 2012    

    After a 354 million-mile journey, NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory and its rover Curiosity succeeded in a risky, sophisticated landing on the surface of Mars, and began beaming back photos of its own shadow against the soil of its landing site, … Continue reading

  • July 31, 2012    

    Former congressional aide Marci Harris was frustrated with the way information and messages flooded into the office of Rep. Pete Stark, D-Calif., and got lost. In 2010, she left to solve government’s biggest problems. “The way information is processed is … Continue reading

  • July 20, 2012    

    For the past few years, activists of various stripes — environmentalists, liberals, some tea party folks, and others — have been protesting the installation of smart meters in Northern California and elsewhere. The meters send a wireless radio signal to … Continue reading

  • May 17, 2011  

    Author James Gleick’s new book, “The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood,” chronicles the evolution of information. Jeffrey Brown and the science and technology author discuss how our era of information overload evolved from pre-digital times. Continue reading

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