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Old-economy sectors are now tech, too: US study

New technologies ranging from cloud computing to data analytics are transforming virtually all industries, including old-economy sectors like manufacturing, said the report by the National Academy of Engineering.<p>Manufacturing can no longer be considered separate from the system of technological …


These Rare Vintage NASA Photos Show the Golden Age of Space Travel

Buzz Aldrin claims to have taken the first 'space selfie' during a spacewalk in Nov. 1966. However, a few months earlier<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA

Buzz Aldrin

Week's Best Space Pictures: Space Smiley Face, Mercury Megacrater

A star smiley face seems to form a cosmic grin, a Space X rocket launches, and a giant iceberg breaks free in Antarctica in this week's roundup of space photos.

American Sniper

How This Teen Turned Her High School Internship Into A Game Design Career

Paulina Raguimov never expected to get paid to make video games when she walked into her high school’s career fair at 16.<p>She played them, sure. But when she walked up to the JumpStart booth to chat about the internships they had available, she had absolutely no experience with making games. “I …

High School

Incredible Aerial Photographs Of New York City Taken At An Astounding Height

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Vincent Laforet has spent the past 15 year taking daring helicopter rides to capture some of the most incredible aerial images from around the world.<p>But his latest photo mission — to photograph New York City at night from above — was "the scariest of his life," …


10 Things We Learned From Elon Musk This Week

He ended last week with the nearly successful landing of his 14-story-tall Falcon 9 rocket — "Close, but no cigar," he tweeted— but he also had several announcements this week, many of which were made at the Detroit Auto Show.

Elon Musk

'Throwback Thursday' Has Unexpectedly Made Myspace Cool Again (And Yes, Your Old Account Is Still Active)

If you haven't visited in a while, everything's changed. The platform looks vastly different to its old, clunky form.<p>And if you had a Myspace account in your youth, you might be surprised to find out that it's still there. (You better log in now and start deleting things!)<p>It's modern and fresh — …


Steve Jobs And President Obama Had A Dinner Together In 2011 That May Have Changed The Course Of US History

But not Steve Jobs, the departed King of Apple.<p>That much was made clear at a February 2011 dinner for President Obama organized by John Doerr, the esteemed Kleiner Perkins venture capitalist.<p>Before the dinner, Doerr sent Jobs the menu.<p>As Walter Isaacson reports in his sterling biography of Jobs, he …

Silicon Valley

Beyond 'naughty or nice': defence research and responsible innovation

The defence sector’s work on clean energy raises policy questions, Georgina Voss argues, about how to support responsible innovation’s grand challenges<p>It is harder than it first appears to shoehorn a festive theme into a piece about the military industrial complex. The nearest thing I could …