Roy Amara summed this phenomenon up in what is now known as Amara’s Law, stating that we overestimate the effect of technology
And as for the smart refrigerator, I think I can manage without one for a few more years. Nike+ worked because there were
Asking questions about the Zika virus at this point is critical.
I love music so much; that I don't see what good comes from choosing one cultural export as the song that defined our year 2014. The investigation of the word "artistry" is the only good thing to emerge from this media blip.
Scientists around the world are campaigning in favor of sensible regulation of stem-cell therapies. The recent conference of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) opened with a panel discussion about how to sort the real from the bogus treatments.
But once the race is enjoined, we'll still really need some new rules governing the use of this word. As things are, we deploy
Sure, tech wizards think they can do anything, or that's how it often seems. But they are not alone in that delusion.
With a Chinese censorship two-step thrusting it back into the news and a brand-new DVD release, Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained might seem to be ideal fare for those seeking an evening's frivolous entertainment. Or maybe not? It may help to have a little perspective.
Not everyone can stay up late on a Sunday night and watch a television show. Some of us have jobs. Most shows, if you miss them, you can catch up with them somewhere online if your DVR spazzes out. Not Mad Men.
Here they come, all the critics mocking the news coverage of Hurricane Irene, the storm that seems to have made some cynics think it was all about politics and Nielsen ratings.
The most fascinating thing about Catch Me if you Can is why all those gifted people would want to make it into a musical.
From American sports bars to remote outposts in Africa, much of the world tuned in. The two teams combined for an abomination against soccer. It's no surprise -- many athletes will play not to lose rather than playing to win.
NASA should not have to resort to circus acts as the price for doing science. It's in such circumstances that violence is done to process, to rigor, to integrity.
It was clever of NASA to disclose its "amazing astrobiology discovery" right around budget-cutting time. But they should have better managed the hype -- and kept squarely in their memory the tale of the boy who cried wolf.
You won't have to look to far for your Windows Phone 7 fix. It is being sold at T-Mobile -- HTC HD7 for $199.99 with a two-year contract. You can also pick one up from AT&T.
Simply put: Michael Douglas can't stop talking. None of this is good for the sleep of Oliver Stone, a wayward director who needs Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps to be a mega-hit to stay on top.
1. Don't over-communicate. Just because people want to know what you're up to doesn't mean you have to satisfy them. Keep them guessing. They won't go away in the meantime.
Over the past few months, the right-wing media, along with self-adoring Tea Party members, made the mistake of believing their own hype.
To say that Apple is releasing products in a cloud of openness ... is not responsible journalism, even for an opinion creator.