Previous technological innovation has always delivered more long-run employment, not less. But things can change...
It's seemed to me lately that the Midwest has the potential for a renaissance. But it won't come from following the latest business trend from the east or west coast. It will come from promoting an environment that encourages trial and error, an environment where there is enough of a safety net that failure can be recovered from, and an environment that values education.
- Texas A&M UniversityComputer Science, 1984 - 1990
- Programmer, present
After 400 years, mathematicians find a new class of shapes
"Take a cube and blow it up like a balloon."
Federal Court Guts Net Neutrality Rules | Threat Level | Wired.com
A federal appeals court nullified key provisions of the FCC's net neutrality rules, opening the door today to a Wild West-style of internet
Surprising new class of 'hypervelocity stars' discovered escaping the ga...
An international team of astronomers has discovered a surprising new class of 'hypervelocity stars' – solitary stars moving fast enough to e
Robots will remain forever in the future - O'Reilly Radar
(Note: this post first appeared on Forbes; this lightly edited version is re-posted here with permission.) We’ve watched the rising interest
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Whether it's a dinner inquiry or an arrival time request, everyone has a handful of text phrases they tap out on a daily or weekly basis. Sa
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The Mars Express orbiter, run by the European Space Agency, has released an amazing flyover animation of the Red Planet.
The Government Shutdown Was Temporary, Its Damage to Science Permanent: ...
Missed opportunities and gaps in data will have consequences for years to come
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Move Over Peter Thiel, Oregon Proposes Investment Model For Student Loan...
As college debt skyrockets to over $35,000 per student, the state of Oregon has proposed a novel investment-approach to loans: free tuition
22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From E...
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WikiHouse's DIY kits are the open-source way to build a house (Wired UK)
WikiHouse is the ultimate self-assembly kit: an open-source construction set that lets you build your own home from online templates
This Electric Bicycle Hits 27 MPH ... For the Price of a Motorcycle | Pl...
Finally, an electric bike that doesn't look like a failed high school science experiment. But at what cost?