Technology | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/technology/RSS feed for TechnologyenTue, 18 Jul 2017 14:00:00 +0000Conservation of a Pair of Saint-Gaudens Goes al Fresco at the Freerhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/conservation-pair-saint-gaudens-goes-al-fresco-freer-180964082/The beauty of dry ice cleaning is the efficient and environmentally safe process; but also the procedure was on view from the streetTue, 18 Jul 2017 14:00:00 +0000Robots Will Lead Passengers to Their Gate at Seoul's Airporthttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/robots-will-lead-passengers-their-gate-seouls-airport-180963978/ Mon, 17 Jul 2017 19:47:29 +0000How Fake, Lab-Made Poop Can Improve Sanitationhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/we-make-fake-poo-laboratory-improve-sanitation-bangladesh-180964028/The, er, sludge replicates the properties of human waste to better understand sanitation in BangladeshWed, 12 Jul 2017 15:41:51 +0000From Ptolemy to GPS, the Brief History of Mapshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/brief-history-maps-180963685/ We now have the whole world in our hands, but how did we get here?Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:00:00 +0000How GPS Learns to Speak Your Languagehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/how-gps-learns-to-speak-your-language-180963679/A peek into that voice that tells you when and where to turn Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:00:00 +0000A Brief History of the GIF, From Early Internet Innovation to Ubiquitous Relichttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/brief-history-gif-early-internet-innovation-ubiquitous-relic-180963543/How an image format changed the way we communicateFri, 02 Jun 2017 15:33:46 +0000When a Jet-Powered Car Raced in the Indianapolis 500http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/jet-powered-car-raced-indy-500-180963240/The racecar tore up the track and dazzled fans at the legendary competition—and then vanished Fri, 26 May 2017 15:00:58 +0000The Next Generation of Military Prosthetics Is Breaking New Groundhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/next-generation-military-prosthetics-breaking-new-ground-180963448/At the Smithsonian’s Military Invention Day, visitors experienced how military innovation is helping society Thu, 25 May 2017 14:00:00 +0000This Flying Gas Station Can Carry 200,000 Lbs. of Fuelhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/innovation/this-flying-gas-station-can-carry-200000-lb/The KC-135 Stratotanker plays a crucial role in keeping U.S. fighter jets up in the air. That's because this 136-foot long aircraft is a flying gas tankThu, 25 May 2017 12:00:00 +0000A Visit to Seoul Brings Our Writer Face-to-Face With the Future of Robotshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/visit-seoul-writer-future-robots-180963238/In the world’s most futuristic city, a tech-obsessed novelist confronts the invasion of mesmerizing machinesTue, 23 May 2017 15:00:00 +0000