• Author: Frank Herbert The Duke of Atreides has been manoeuvred by his arch-enemy, Baron Harkonnen, into administering the desert planet of Dune. Although it is almost completely without water, Dune a
I've spent the past few days on the road talking (mostly) to young people. Many of these conversations have revolved around the difference between education and credentialism. Within that conversation
If we want to protect privacy, we should be more clear about why it is important. Neo_II/Flickr/Rebecca J. Rosen Our privacy is now at risk in unprecedented ways, but, sadly, the legal system is lagging
We somehow have come to believe that information is free, but people with Internet access pay substantial sums to get it -- sums many can't afford. Fashion My Phone/Flickr The mantra of a "free" Internet
Behold: "One of the whitest things" we've seen on the Red Planet As Rice explained to the BBC: "What Mastcam is seeing is water that is bound in the mineral structure of the rocks. This water is left from
In the next generation, will humans be mining on the moon and living on Mars? Our new issue — yes! subscribe! — contains a two-page Q&A I conducted with Eric C. Anderson. He has had a variety of tech entrepreneurial
The idea looks promising, but how do we know that Google won't just get bored? Over the eons I've been a fan of, and sucker for, each latest automated system to "simplify" and "bring order to" my life.