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Photo Tour: Inside Facebook's New High-Tech Cold Storage Data Center

Facebook (arguably) owns more data than God.<p>But how to store a cache of user data collected at the scale of omniscience? If you’re Facebook, just build another custom-crafted server storage locker roughly the size of the USS <i>Abraham Lincoln</i> on top of a breezy plateau in the Oregon high desert. The …

After 6 years, Anki launches slot car game with artificial intelligence

Anki was born six years ago from frustration with the failures of robotics. The company’s founders were robot experts at Carnegie Mellon University, and they saw that most artificial intelligence applications came from the government and industrial sectors. But few robot applications succeed in …

Behind the scenes at Apple and Google: in pictures - Telegraph

Clive Thompson Explains Why Technology Is Actually Good For You

Clive Thompson, technology writer and author of the new book "Smarter Than You Think," stopped by HuffPost Live to talk with Alyona Minkovski about a technologically advanced future that is not all doom and gloom.<p>"There's been a lot of concern, a lot of books arguing lately that we're only getting …