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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)

Climate Chatter Dominates Island of Nobels

scientificamerican.com — When a scientist wins a Nobel Prize, the King of Sweden hands that person a golden megaphone. It's not the loudest instrument of its kind, but it has a bright, luxuriant finish, and it is guaranteed to work for the lifetime of its owner.

Hot Times on the Island of Nobels

scientificamerican.com — When a scientist wins a Nobel Prize, the King of Sweden hands that person a golden megaphone. It's not the loudest instrument of its kind, but it has a bright, luxuriant finish, and it is guaranteed to work for the lifetime of its owner.

Hot Times on the Island of Nobels

scientificamerican.com — When a scientist wins a Nobel Prize, the King of Sweden hands that person a golden megaphone. It's not the loudest instrument of its kind, but it has a bright, luxuriant finish, and it is guaranteed to work for the lifetime of its owner.
Jul 13, 2015

Good read on odd weather and climate claims at Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting earlier this month scientificamerican.com/article/hot-ti… by @seth_fletcher

Jul 13, 2015

RT @robinlloyd99: Good read on odd weather and climate claims at Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting earlier this month scientificamerican.com/article/hot-ti… by @seth_fletcher

Jul 13, 2015

RT @robinlloyd99: Good read on odd weather and climate claims at Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting earlier this month scientificamerican.com/article/hot-ti… by @seth_fletcher

How Precision Medicine Will Transform Cancer Treatment [VIDEO]

Rocket Fuel: Firing the Space Launch System's Engines [Video]

scientificamerican.com — Controversy aside, work on NASA's next deep-space rocket continues unabated If it surprises you to hear that NASA has recently been firing up test engines for the biggest American deep-space rocket since the Saturn 5, a vehicle that could take flight in as little as three years from now, you are probably not alone.

Finding "Fringes": New Event Horizon Telescope Detections Start Trickling In

blogs.scientificamerican.com — The technique that the astronomers of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) use to observe black holes is called Very Long Baseline Interferometry, or VLBI, but it might as well be called Extremely Delayed Gratification Astronomy: it can take weeks or months after an observing run to find out whether the telescope array actually saw anything.

Computing after Moore’s Law

scientificamerican.com — The technologies chip makers hope can keep Moore's Law alive Fifty years ago this month Gordon Moore published a historic paper with an amusingly casual title: "Cramming More Components onto Integrated Circuits." The document was Moore's first articulation of a principle that, after a little revision, became elevated to a law: Every two years the number of transistors on a computer chip will double.

Building an Earth-Size Telescope, 1 Station at a Time

blogs.scientificamerican.com — The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American. Imagine a trio of aerobatic aircraft. Over the years they've gotten very good at their routine. But they want to add another five or six or seven members.

Computing after Moore’s Law [Slide Show]

Apr 21, 2015

Can these technologies keep Moore's law alive? goo.gl/oU7myh (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.
Apr 13, 2015

The Inner Lives of Robots: Filmmaker Alex Garland talks robot consciousness, mass surveillance and the multiverse. scientificamerican.com/article/the-in…

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Jul 31, 2015

David Byrne @nytimes: there's $ in streaming, but it all goes into a black box run by labels & artists get screwed nytimes.com/2015/08/02/opi…

Jul 31, 2015

RT @McKenzieFunk: Shell began drilling in the Chuckchi Sea today, just as its Fennica icebreaker escaped kayaktavists in Portland. bit.ly/1IwIdrr

Jul 31, 2015

RT @ProfJeffJarvis: Does your business have the courage to Shoot the Lion?

Jul 30, 2015

RT @HeerJeet: I was wondering who would initiate the "Cecil the lion deserved to die" counter-arguments. Not surprisingly, it's Ted Nugent.

Jul 30, 2015

@sternbergh When I worked at Men's Journal I once dreamt that they traded me to Us Weekly.

Jul 27, 2015

@brettmartin Last week flew Southwest thru LGA and water was gushing through suspended ceiling into a bin filled with trash.

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