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'Star Wars': a game-changer in special effects

When "Star Wars" audiences were blown away four decades ago by its thrilling battles in space, they were also witnessing a big bang in special effects that is still felt today, as fans await the next installment in the blockbuster ...

dateNov 13, 2015 in Other
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Drones for social good

Flying robot technology is helping researchers find new ways to deliver medical aid to remote areas, monitor the environment and more.

dateNov 18, 2015 in Other
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Fatal error—why we don't fully trust technology

We've all been there. The presenter is about to begin, but then disaster strikes: the computer technology fails. Perhaps the computer has fallen asleep, the data projector is using the wrong input, or the mouse clicker has ...

dateOct 28, 2015 in Other
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Gateway Inc. co-founder Mike Hammond dies at age 53

Mike Hammond, who co-founded computer maker Gateway in an Iowa farmhouse in 1985 and helped turn it into an American success story by shipping PCs straight to customers in boxes with a spotted-cow design, has died at age ...

dateNov 02, 2015 in Other
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