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Mar 17, 2014 02:45 PM ET // Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum
A study suggests that you'll probably obey machines nearly as predictably as you do humans.
Mar 7, 2014 05:36 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Interaction designer Simone Rebaudengo pictures a world where smart appliances behave like people and humans merely host them. Continue reading →
Mar 4, 2014 01:17 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
A donut-shaped facility captures fresh water before it melts into the sea. Continue reading →
Jan 17, 2014 12:05 PM ET // Nic Halverson
Architects are taking a proactive approach to the dilemma of rising seas by designing floating homes, schools, farms and energy plants.
Jan 2, 2014 09:13 AM ET
In 1964, Isaac Asimov made a number of predictions about what life would be like in 2014. And prepare yourself, because some of these predictions were startlingly accurate. Trace runs down Asimov's list.
Nov 13, 2013 07:00 AM ET // Editors, Wish
Fact is almost always stranger than fiction.
Aug 19, 2013 11:08 AM ET //
Not even the smartest innovators know where the future is heading.