November 2011: Data Is Power
Features The Glory of Big Data Suddenly, we can know the world completely. Next, we program it by Juan Enriquez...
Suddenly, we can know the world completely. Next, we program it by Juan Enriquez
Can a crime problem become just a data problem? by Kalee Thompson
[Where Data Lives
Inside the ten most amazing databases in the world By Rena Marie Pacella
As scientists cache, crunch, and quantize everything, will they ever reach the end? by James Gleick
A history of revolutions in data, from the cuneiform to your Google search (and Wikipedia research) of the word “cuneiform” curated by Stephen Wolfram
How Albert-László Barabási went from mapping systems to controlling them by Gregory Mone
Seth Lloyd, director of the Center for Extreme Quantum Information Theory at MIT, answers some (very) big questions, about his beer keg superconductors and our quantum universe. by Flora Lichtman
Our zoomable map of the known universe allows you to compare what we had discovered in 1950 with what we know now by Mara Grunbaum and Tulp Interactive
Do we really gain anything from the ceaseless profusion of data? by Lawrence Weschler
- The Goods: November 2011’s Hottest Gadgets
- The Dyson Hot Warms Your Home, Without Burning It Down
- BMW Enters World of Electric Cars With New Plug in Vehicles
- Google’s Payment App Turns Smartphones Into Wallets
- New Cutting Edges Pull Saw Blades Forward
- Cell-Connected Monitors Make Security Mobile
- Cheating Depth With Shrinking 3-D Equipment
- You Built What?! A Remote-Controlled Hacker Drone
- Gray Matter: Fire Bird
- Ask a Geek: What Features Will the Next Generation of Smartphones Have?
- Five Lesser Known Parts to Complete Your DIY Projects
- Use it Better: Three New Jobs For an iPad
- FYI: Why Do We Get Goosebumps and Chills When We’re Scared?
- FYI: Can Humans Trigger Earthquakes?
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