What does it mean to be “addicted” to your favorite team?
March 26, 2013 | By Megan Gambino
Should sending "Thank you" emails and leaving voice mails now be considered bad manners? Some think texting has made it so.
March 25, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
When an algorithm-driven light show took over the Bay Bridge last week, it was the latest example of how much technology is transforming how cities look.
March 14, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Don't understand love? Not to worry. Scientists continue to study away to try to make sense of it for the rest of us
February 13, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
The debate over drones stirs up questions about whether robots can learn ethical behavior. Will they be able to make moral decisions?
February 08, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
One writer’s unexpected bout of unemployment inspired him to catalogue the misadventures of those who came before him
February 2013 | By Amy Crawford
And ending sentences with a preposition is nothing worth worrying about
February 2013 | By Patricia T. O’Conner and Stewart Kellarman
We're getting closer to the day when your smartphone knows you have a cold before you do
January 30, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
As cities like New York prepare for what appears to be a future of more extreme weather, the focus increasingly is on following nature's lead.
January 23, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
HapiFork, a utensil that slows down your eating, is one of a new wave of gadgets designed to help you take control of your health.
January 17, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
Two authors spoke to dozens of the highest-achieving people in the world. Here’s what they learned
January 15, 2013 | By Amy Crawford
Giving computers vision, through pattern recognition algorithms, could one day make them better than doctors at spotting tumors and other health problems.
January 07, 2013 | By Randy Rieland
All are inventive minds pushing technology in fresh directions, some to solve stubborn problems, others to make our lives a little fuller
December 27, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Canadian researchers have created a computer model that performs tasks like a human brain. It also sometimes forgets things.
December 14, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
From glasses that fight jet lag to a plant that waters itself to a rocking chair that fires up the iPad, here are presents no one will forget.
December 07, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Bryan Stevenson, the winner of the Smithsonian American Ingenuity Award in social justice, has taken his fight all the way to the Supreme Court
December 2012 | By Chris Hedges
Born in desperation and long mocked, the social media platform has become a popular research and intelligence-gathering tool.
November 30, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Retailers are mining personal data to learn everything about you so they can help you help yourself to their products.
November 27, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
Get ready for the day when your big screen and your small screens work together to connect you with shows and products.
November 09, 2012 | By Randy Rieland
New research suggests that most people may not be as committed to their moral principles as they think they are
October 01, 2012 | By Randy Rieland