With the rise of artificial intelligence, it seems the long-promised virtual paradise is finally at hand. But there’s a dark twist.
- by David Streitfeld
The Neuralink implant company wants to help restore vision and mobility to people by linking brains to computers.
Latte milk from a keg: why didn’t someone think of that sooner? Here, four innovations from the food world.
- by Dani Valent
China is positioning itself to command the next big innovation in rechargeable batteries: replacing lithium with sodium, a far cheaper and more abundant material.
- by Keith Bradsher
The billions of dollars invested on the virtual world is increasingly looking like an example of corporate hubris.
- by Matthew Lynn
The start-up wanted to put the Terran into a 200-kilometre-high orbit for several days before having it plunge through the atmosphere.
- by Marcia Dunn
Economic growth this decade could be driven less by Silicon Valley values and more by the values of the Biden administration.
- by Conor Sen
Martin Cooper frets like everybody else about his invention’s impacts on society — from the loss of privacy to the risk of internet addiction to the rapid spread of harmful content, especially among kids.
- by Kelvin Chan