Thinking Tech

Big technologies such as aerospace, defense and supercomputing and the systems, infrastructure and innovation that support them.


Q&A: Why our digital devices are making us lonelier than ever

Our increasing use of mobile devices is changing our culture, perhaps making us lonelier and less able to form meaningful relationships. SmartPlanet speaks with expert Sherry Turkle to find out how an...


'Swiss Army studio apartment' transforms into 6 rooms

Graham Hill's "One Size Fits All" apartment can quickly convert into a dining hall, multi-bedroom sleeping quarters, home theater and much, much more.


GIS tools map social injustice in civil rights cases

GIS mapping tools illustrate how critical infrastructure is selectively parceled out from neighborhood to neighborhood.