James Bridle on why technology is creating a new dark age

In 2005, Stanford University researcher John Ioannidis published an essay with the explosive title “Why Most Published Research Findings Are False.” Ioannidis alleged that many researchers were not running meaningful experiments; they were simply sifting through huge amounts of data to find any publishable results, using a technique known

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Currently, there are about 3.6 million software developers in the U.S., which is set to increase by 25% by 2019, according to Evans Data. Developers (or programmers) are part of a growing technology industry here in Asheville. In 2016, tech meetup group Meet the Geeks surveyed their members about

Latest Sign of China's Slowdown: A Technology Cash Crunch

Latest Sign of China’s Slowdown: A Technology Cash CrunchImageA start-up incubator in Beijing’s Zhongguancun area, known as China’s Silicon Valley. The downturn in fund-raising for the country’s venture capital industry could be a bad sign for the rest of the economy.CreditBryan Denton for The New York TimesBy Li YuanJuly

Technology isn't the biggest hurdle to 4000 mph flights, Boeing CEO says

Boeing chief executive Dennis Muilenburg has repeated his call that hypersonic jets flying at almost 4,000 mph can be the future of aviation. div > div.group > p:first-child"> Muilenburg said Boeing had already proved that much of the technology for hypersonic flight is feasible, but that

Balancing Act: Restaurants Must Meet Demand For Both Service And Technology

As fast food chains race to outfit their restaurants with self-ordering kiosks and mobile ordering apps in an attempt to win over hyper-busy, digital-savvy consumers, Chick-fil-A has once again proven itself to be an anomaly. Three Texas locations have installed Kallpod devices, which allow dine-in guests to linger a

1800s technology unearthed in Spokane project

SPOKANE — The work to renovate North Monroe in Spokane isn’t just work. Consider it street archaeology. Road crews working on the rebuild of North Monroe unearthed something this past week that was both very familiar yet strangely alien to modern eyes. It was a wooden pipe, circa 1890s. Technically, it

Liberty, equality, technology: France is finally poised to become a tech power

Once America had an unassailable advantage, an economic flywheel that spun off innovation and Fortune 500 companies like a perpetual-motion machine. Bring in the best, brightest, and most driven from around the world; educate them or their children at its universities; then watch them start companies, succeed wildly, give

This could be the Rolls-Royce of flying taxis

Uber partners with NASA on flying taxis Rolls-Royce is preparing a flying taxi for takeoff. Vertical takeoff, that is. The UK aerospace company, which makes the jet engines that power many of the world's commercial aircraft, has unveiled a concept hybrid electric vehicle that would carry four or five passengers at