Topic: IBM Corporation
President Obama calls for high-tech education solutions while visiting TechBoston, a Boston secondary school lauded for its high graduation rate.
03/08/2011 08:43 pm
Patent law currently grants patents to the first person to invent something. Under a Senate reform bill, patent law would recognize the first person to file a patent.
02/28/2011 12:32 pm
Scientists peered through a galactic window in the ladle of the Big Dipper, using the Herschel telescope to look 10 billion years backwards in time and investigate the origins of galaxies, which turn out to require 20 times less dark matter than previously calculated.
02/18/2011 05:30 pm
There is a long history of innovation in America's relatively short existence; from lone inventors experimenting in garages to collaborating and competing with international scientists. Many of the following 13 inventions have become fixtures in daily life.
02/17/2011 02:28 pm
Watson on Jeopardy: After a shaky start, the IBM computer won against two of Jeopardy's best contestants. Having Watson on Jeopardy may have been an interesting challenge for IBM, but what will come of it?
02/17/2011 01:35 am
The IBM computer Watson, appearing on Jeopardy! this week, may defeat the human players. But humanity is the real winner by gaining a better understanding of what real intelligence is.
02/14/2011 03:17 pm
PBS specials on scientific wonders, a PlayStation game that projects monsters, a book on Madame Curie, and more recommendations.
02/09/2011 03:22 pm
Oprah launched her documentary film club and Belafonte carries on his social activism full tilt at the Sundance Film Festival, which was abuzz with talk about the digital future of film as much as the indie films themselves.
01/28/2011 01:57 pm
01/14/2011 10:13 pm
A guest blogger presents some stock market advice for the year ahead.
01/07/2011 09:40 pm