The mysterious intelligent ocean in Stanisław Lem’s “Solaris” has been interpreted as a metaphor for the subconscious, God, modern technology, and more. But what if we saw it as an emblem of social media?
More than half a century ago, PLATO became the world’s first computer system. But it soon ran into some problems that we still experience today...
More than half a century ago, the Polish sci-fi writer Stanisław Lem predicted a great deal of the gadgets and technology that we regularly use today.
Within his lifetime, Viktor Schauberger was often underappreciated. Yet today, the Austrian appears to have been a technological and ecological visionary.
A chance observation of a mother and child in a park leads our writer to reflect on the intersection of technology and emotions.
Nikola Tesla was one of history’s greatest science and technology pioneers. His biography is almost as impressive as his inventions.
Nikola Tesla was one of the 20th century’s most pioneering inventors. What were his most interesting inventions?
Social media allows young people to explore how they express themselves, says the winner of a youth essay contest organized by “MIT Technology Review”, in response to the question: “What do adults not know about my generation and technology?”
Airships – those long, cylindrical balloons that cruise through the sky – seem like a relic of a bygone era. But, with the climate now high on the agenda, they might be making an unexpected comeback.
Europe’s tallest high-bay warehouse processes 120 pallets every hour. Remarkably, it’s managed by only three human employees. Our correspondent explores its intelligent design.