In sports media – as in sports – no one is invincible.
Smart cities are usually optimised like a business for speed and efficiency. Placemaking can slow down cities to improve health and wellbeing and promote more democratic engagement of citizens.
Addressing social and health inequalities from pollution is no longer a priority at the EPA. What did the Office of Environmental Justice do and what will happen if it's shut down?
A universal basic income would enable people to embrace the gig economy and give them greater leverage in the jobs they choose.
Brain-computer interfacing is a hot topic in the tech world, with Elon Musk's announcement of his new Neuralink startup. Here, researchers separate what's science from what's currently still fiction.
Netflix has seamlessly adapted to new technologies and disrupted existing business models. But unlike traditional media enterprises, Netflix has never tried to attract a mass audience.
Trump's executive order on climate will cede American leadership internationally and scores a political win. But reversing all Obama's work will require big wins in court.
The power grid is increasingly computerized. That opens it to attacks and requires new defenses.
The US is set to rollback the rules that keep internet companies on a level playing-field. It could make services slower and more expensive.
The ethics and psychology of trust suggest ways we might learn to understand self-driving cars, but also show why doing so might be more challenging than we expect.
Next year Hulu and Google will introduce their own bundled channel services. Will it spark an online TV revolution or simply lead to more of the same?
The outgoing president leaves behind some solid accomplishments in the world of science, tech and medicine. But the biggest departure from his predecessors might have been in his approach.
Much social good can come from mass involvement – and research shows that includes online activism. The bigger picture takes in all those people who care but are at risk of doing nothing.
A historian of science and technology says Trump team's request for names of Department of Energy employees working on climate change recalls worst excesses of ideology-driven science in government.
The hostility of Scott Pruitt, Trump's nominee to head the EPA, toward climate change rules is well-known. But his anti-regulatory stance could easily set back years of work on environmental justice.
Business Briefing: Former chief World Bank economist on inequality and doing away with big money
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A former chief economist to the World Bank and economic adviser to the Indian government says doing away with big currency notes is a noble idea but an ineffective tool.
Memo To Marrakech: If the U.S. drops the mantle of global leadership on climate, here are the rest of the world's options on how to react.
The Paris Agreement is in place, but there's still much to lose for the least developed countries.
The Paris agreement may be in force, but that doesn't mean the world agrees on climate change.
Negotiators face a daunting task at the COP22 climate talks in Marrakesh: Build on the momentum of Paris and resolve difficult questions over money for poor countries.