Technological solutions to technology’s problems feature in “How to Fix The Future”

Larry Downes is a senior industry and innovation fellow at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. He is the author of several books on the Internet and business. In this edition of Innovate 2018, Andrew Keen finds himself in the...

/ February 19, 2018

Here’s how to keep track of Elon Musk’s Roadster and Starman in space

Elon Musk’s Starman, the mannequin driver of the Tesla Roadster SpaceX launched aboard its Falcon Heavy rocket, is taking a trip around our solar system, in a large elliptical orbit that will bring him relatively close to Mars, the Sun...

/ February 18, 2018

The CC Aurora is actually pretty fun, as far as projectors go

I don’t review projectors. Projectors are boring. Even the good ones. They remind me of vacation slideshows and the film strips we had to watch in health class — neither of which I’m in a particular hurry to revisit in...

/ February 18, 2018

Fake news is an existential crisis for social media 

The funny thing about fake news is how mind-numbingly boring it can be. Not the fakes themselves — they’re constructed to be catnip clickbait to stoke the fires of rage of their intended targets. Be they gun owners. People of...

/ February 18, 2018

South Korea aims for startup gold

Back in 2011, when South Korea won its longshot bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, the country wasn’t widely recognized as a destination for ski and snow lovers. It wasn’t considered much of a tech startup hub either. Fast...

/ February 18, 2018

Trump cites Facebook exec’s comments downplaying Russian ad influence on election

You’d be forgiven for missing Donald Trump’s multiple retweets of Facebook executive Rob Goldman over the weekend. Perhaps you were spending time with family, watching Black Panther or just attempting to forget politics for a moment by ignoring the manic...

/ February 18, 2018

Crypto Olympics: EOS vs. IOTA (MIOTA)

Welcome to the Crypto Olympics: Day 9 Check out Day 8 of the Crypto Olympics Coin vs. Coin – who will be crowned the Crypto Olympics Champ? The markets are down today, making it all the more challenging for our...

/ February 18, 2018

Sunday Debate: Custom ROM vs. Stock Android

In our sixth Sunday Debate we are arguing stock Android against custom ROM. What do you prefer – neat and clean OS or as many features out of the box as possible? Yordan: Custom ROMs mean you value your time...

/ February 18, 2018

3D printing company New Matter is shutting down this month

Perhaps 2014 wasn’t the ideal time to get into the 3D printing game. After years of hype, the even the biggest names have been struggling to stay afloat. Pasadena startup New Matter is joining the growing list of companies who’ve...

/ February 18, 2018

Fake news is not the real problem

It’s the Internet’s fault, we’re told. Brexiters and Remainers, Republicans and Democrats — every side of every political dispute now lives in its own separate reality, bellowing “fake news!” at every attempt to breach their borders of belief. The fragmentation...

/ February 18, 2018