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What We Lose When We Lose Museums

By the time the pandemic ends, roughly one-third of U.S. museums may be gone. That would be a very bad thing.

Publish date: 11/10/2020

 
Q&A: U.S. Science Foundation Director on His Vision for the Agency

Sethuraman Panchanathan reveals his funding priorities, the impact of COVID-19 on research, and the importance of STEM education.

Publish date: 11/10/2020

 
Turing Award for Computer Scientists: More Inclusiveness Needed

Most recipients tend to be older white male academics, who are primarily from the U.S.

Publish date: 11/10/2020

 
This Startup Spots Stress in Real-Time to Help Prevent Depression and Other Conditions

Philia Labs’ wearable measures physiological indicators to help manage stress.

Publish date: 11/02/2020

 
Should the DoD’s Tech Professionals Work From Home—Permanently?

The Defense Innovation Board recommends continuing remote work beyond the pandemic, at home and in a nationwide network of coworking spaces.

Publish date: 11/02/2020

 
Are Electronic Media Any Good at Getting Out the Vote?

An expert on maximizing voter participation says other methods are better and more cost-effective.

Publish date: 11/02/2020

 
When User Experience Means Life or Death


Information architect Merryl Gross designs UX that averts calamities.

Publish date: 10/26/2020

 
Banking, Cash, and the Future of Money

A new book argues that for two thousand years, the nature of money has been trust—despite being constantly reinvented.

Publish date: 10/26/2020

 
Minsk’s Teeteering Tech Scene

Belarus, one of the world's hotspots for digital creativity, is now on the brink of tech sector collapse.

Publish date: 10/19/2020

 
It Will Take More Than Antitrust Enforcement To Light Innovation’s Fire

Tech policy experts call for a new “moonshot” and systemic change to prevent innovations from breaking democracy.

Publish date: 10/19/2020