The director of the MIT Media Lab said sci-fi visions of computers and humans emphasize the wrong priorities for development. Technological progress should aim for resilience, not efficiency.
A Norwegian man bought 5,000 Bitcoins in 2009. Suddenly, he wonders what they're now worth. A lot, is the answer. In fact, he's already bought an apartment with some of it.
Larry Page recruits Art Levinson, chairman at both Genentech and Apple, to run the new health-focused company.
The Ninth Watch site gives anyone a chance at being part of the world's longest-running (and possibly most boring) experiment.
"I want to brand eternity as an art piece," says a Danish artist who's sending human blood and hair to the bottom of the sea.
A San Diego police officer is filmed on a Samsung Galaxy, writing a citation. He demands that the phone be put away, as it could be a "weapon." Sadly, an altercation ensues.
Though he recently passed away, YouTube star Mr. Trololo leaves behind a legacy of fond tributes, including this young man's excellent rendition.
Touch Bionics introduces a prosthesis simulator as well as upgrades to its i-Limb bionic hand.
From Ellison to Musk to Bezos, technology's richest can't seem to stay away from wacky desires to live forever, colonize other planets, and recreate the plot line of "Deep Impact," minus the apocalypse.
Richard Garriott, the designer of 'Tabula Rasa' and other video games, is offering players the chance to have their DNA taken into space.