Much international aid fails to achieve its ends because the technology employed is not "appropriate" to its intended environment or culture. This needs to change.
Cycling has been on the look out for mini engines in bike frames, and it may have come up trumps. But it might be missing a trick to invigorate the sport.
Computerised High-Frequency Trading (HFC) has been blamed for recent volatility in the share market, does this represent the new normal?
India's smart cities mission is evolving – and it has some issues to iron out, if it's to work out for the good of all.
We live in changing times. Let's hope the power brokers work out how to manage them.
Want to work in a startup? You need to weigh up the risks with the benefits.
After steam, electricity and computers come cyber-physical systems: the fourth industrial revolution. A new book by the World Economic Forum's founder foresees a rosy future – but that'll take work.
Five million people work in the U.S. transportation sector. It's unclear where they'll end up as driverless technology takes off.
Taking a page from the innovators' handbook could provide a different and better way to think about the risks that come along with – and sometimes stem from – new technologies.
The rise and fall of video and music formats.
Children who fail to read regularly during long breaks from school will often see their reading ability drop. Here's how to keep kids engaged in reading.
We've missed plenty of early warnings about past scientific breakthroughs. Is it neo-Luddite to proceed with caution as an innovator?
Why so many are utterly compelled by shows about extremely mundane, even retro exercises such as baking, sewing and throwing pottery.
Not all technologies are created equal. Researchers devised a new model to explain why, after eons of nothing much new, we sometimes see an explosion of innovation in the archaeological record.
Messaging friends on social media at night is often a source of sleep problems. Setting limits on the use of technology in the evenings can help your child get the sleep they need.
Allowing infrastructure to take over the job of keeping our vehicles running sends us further down a troublesome road.
A professor of literature who is also a poet tackles the issue of the inroads technology has made in the relationship between teacher and learner.
Twitter's revenues are in good shape but its CEO needs to start securing more users to keep investors happy.
An advocate for the power of innovation to improve the world offers some cautions.
Technology is critical for innovation, yet schools struggle to get students interested in this area. Could teaching robotics change this?