Google and other companies have ironed out most of the wrinkles in computer-driven cars, and have even done successful tests on public highways. But policy questions remain, including: how would a police officer pull over an autonomous vehicle?
Apple cofounder Steve Jobs urged, 'Don’t waste your time living someone else’s life.' But in 'It's a Wonderful Life,' protagonist George Bailey gave up his dreams for his own life and learned that 'no one is a failure who has friends.' How do we square these messages?
Green energy has long aimed to overthrow fossil fuel's stranglehold on world power generation. But for now, Silicon Valley is taking green energy down a different path.
Stratolaunch plane, an enormous aircraft, will be a flying launchpad for space flights. Could this Stratolaunch plane turn extraterrestrial tourism into an everyday affair?
Robert Noyce is celebrated today with a Google doodle image of an integrated circuit - a micro chip. But Robert Noyce was more than just a great engineer, he was also a mentor to Silicon Valley entrepreneurs such as Steve Jobs at Apple, Inc.
They'll take you from Mount Hebron to Silicon Valley. These are the 15 nonfiction titles that Monitor book reviewers found to be the most outstanding of 2011.