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Senior Technology Editor — Scientific American

Senior editor, Scientific American. Author, Bottled Lightning. Next book: on the Event Horizon Telescope & the quest to see to the edge of a black hole (Ecco)

Computing after Moore’s Law [Slide Show]

The Inner Lives of Robots: An Interview with Filmmaker Alex Garland

scientificamerican.com — Like self-replicating machines, robot movies are taking over Hollywood. Yet Ex Machina, which opened last Friday in New York and Los Angeles, is so smart and stylish that it stands out among the swarm.

The Inner Lives of Robots: Interview with filmmaker Alex Garland

scientificamerican.com — Like self-replicating machines, robot movies are taking over Hollywood. Yet Ex Machina, which opened last Friday in New York and Los Angeles, is so smart and stylish that it stands out among the swarm.

How Transparency Will Change The World [Video]

scientificamerican.com — Daniel Dennett and Deb Roy explain why digital technology will drive organizations into an evolutionary arms race In the March 2015 Scientific American, Daniel Dennett, the Tufts University philosopher and cognitive scientist, and Deb Roy, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor and Twitter's chief media scientist, write about the society-altering consequences of digital transparency.

What “Chappie” Says-and Doesn’t Say-About Artificial Intelligence

blogs.scientificamerican.com — The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American. I'm not a scold about scientific accuracy in film. As long as a movie is not built on a fundamentally stupid premise ("Lucy," the Scarlet Johansson vehicle predicated on the false notion that humans use only 10 percent of their brains, comes to mind), I am happy to let myself be entertained.

Hunting Black Holes at the South Pole

blogs.scientificamerican.com — The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American. Each of the telescopes that the astronomers of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) are currently working to bring into their black-hole-observing, planet-size array is a special case.

The New Chevy Volt Is Impressively Unremarkable

blogs.scientificamerican.com — The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American. Over the holidays, while visiting family in Southwest Missouri, where I grew up, I saw one of the oddest sights on local roadways since armadillos started showing up as road kill: multiple Chevrolet Volts.

10 Weirdest Things You’ve Taken Through Airport Security: Survey Results

blogs.scientificamerican.com — The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American. This week millions of people will find themselves standing in an airport-security line, hoping their supposedly travel-size toiletries don't create a national security incident.

What Was the Most Disappointing New Technology of 2014?

scientificamerican.com — Tell us what big tech announcement or new gadget made you roll your eyes Wearable computers, ultrahigh-definition TVs, package-delivering drones: the tech industry promised big things in 2014. Now that the year has come and gone, it's time to reflect. Which of the year's new gadgets or big tech announcements impressed us the least?

Screens That Correct for Your Vision and More World Changing Ideas [VIDEO]

scientificamerican.com — A closer look at some of the breakthroughs on the cover of the December issue of Scientific American As Scientific American contributor Rachel Nuwer explains in our December issue, 40 percent of 40-year-olds in the U.S. wear reading glasses.
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May 02, 2015

Yelp/WaPo say NYC visitors should go to Yorkville to see "local" New York. That is hilariously bad advice. twitter.com/washingtonpost…

Apr 30, 2015

@theryanbradley so true. I think the earnest, boilerplate section intros might be the magic ingredient.

Apr 30, 2015

Johnny Greenwood: "We’d always start by jamming on Steely Dan’s 'Rikki Don’t Lose That Number.'" @ClickHole's oral history of OK Computer

Apr 29, 2015

RT @BenLillie: "Strict falsifiability as the definition of science" My answer to what big idea did I change my mind about? @aeonmag ideas.aeon.co/viewpoints/192…

Apr 28, 2015

RT @jmooallem: Feel like I could do 15,000 words on this, let the suspense unravel slowly, like David Grann. thenewdaily.com.au/news/2015/04/1… pic.twitter.com/uEo36Lslt7

Apr 27, 2015

"There's no new housing bubble -- now please by this DC garage for $900K." gawker.com/theres-no-new-…

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