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Working alone, but together, in coworking spaces is all the rage. What’s the secret sauce behind the Hub in San Francisco? We drop in.
February 28, 2013, 3:00 AM PST | By Mary Catherine O'Connor
Some scientists are staking out extreme frontiers in science and technology. Author W. Patrick McCray recounts how their visions have shaped - and could shape - our world.
February 27, 2013, 3:00 AM PST | By Mari Silbey
Will young people in developing nations share data about social conditions in exchange for access to free music?
February 25, 2013, 3:00 AM PST | By Beth Carter
The science behind the ubiquitous security camera is advancing steadily - from facial recognition to predictive modeling to simply finding new places to hide the cameras themselves.
February 20, 2013, 1:56 AM PST | By Rose Eveleth
For the first time since the promising startup shuttered last fall, Loosecubes CEO Campbell McKellar talks about the company that changed the face of shared workspaces.
February 18, 2013, 3:00 AM PST | By Audrey Quinn
An exhibition at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology spans 250 years of garment history to illustrate how designers play with new technologies to create adventurous styles.
February 15, 2013, 10:21 AM PST | By Reena Jana
SFMade began in 2010 to help San Francisco entrepreneurs turn hobbies into professions. It’s now helping shine a light on the city’s local manufacturing industry.
February 14, 2013, 3:00 AM PST | By Mary Catherine O'Connor
The company is building a global-scale manufacturing process for goods that aren’t intended to be mass produced - from customized iPhone cases, to spare parts, to specialized 3D maps.
February 13, 2013, 3:00 AM PST | By Mari Silbey
Are you running or riding a bike? Amiigo not only tracks physical activities, it accounts for the varying levels of effort required by different exercises.
February 11, 2013, 3:00 AM PST | By Beth Carter
Many ornamental fish swimming in aquariums around the world carry antibiotic-resistant bacteria that could pose a threat not just to a billion-dollar industry but to human health.
February 6, 2013, 3:00 AM PST | By Rose Eveleth