Claire Groden

Claire Groden is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn. She has written for Fortune, Time, The New Republic, The Wall Street Journal, and others.

Innovation

Boston Dynamics Debuts 'Mini Spot' Robot That Loads the Dishwasher

It debuted its first robot since news broke that Alphabet put the company for sale. 

Innovation

What Kind of Domestic Robot Will OpenAI Bring to Our Homes?

Elon Musk's artificial intelligence nonprofit is pioneering the way.

Science

Sweden Debuts Its First Electric Highway

Sweden's highway of the future is a little old-school.

Culture

Udemy's Exodus, Amazon's Gain

Mercurial rules are causing instructors to jump ship.

Innovation
Entertainment

The Ticketmaster Voucher Event List Offers Weezer, Panic! At the Disco, Rascal Flatts

The ticketing company is going to give out at least $42 million in discounts and vouchers. 

Culture

Researchers Develop Predictive Model to Track How ISIS Recruits Online

"If you’re developing a theory of how water freezes, you’d never get there if you looked at an individual molecule of water.”

Culture

Donald Trump's Historically Bad Opinion Poll Results Rest on Sound Methodology

Bad news for Trump: While there's criticism of opinion polls, they are rarely actually wrong.

Innovation

Why Did Bitcoin Hit Its Highest Price in Two Years? "The Halving" Is Coming

Bitcoin reached its highest price in more than two years on Monday. What gives?

Entertainment

A U.S. Appeals Court Upholds Net Neutrality! Now What?

An appeals court backs the FCC to treat the internet like a utility.

Innovation

What Happens When a Terrorist Posts His Attack on Facebook Live?

The slaying of a French police captain and his companion pose questions about social media.

Innovation
Innovation

Elon Musk Says "Probably People Will Die" in Mars Mission

But they'll be paving the way for comfortable Mars travel. 

Innovation
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Innovation

What If Uber Was Legal Everywhere? European Union Calls for Openness

The European Commission encouraged its member states to consider sharing economy bans a "last resort" tactic.

Innovation

Why It Doesn't Matter That China Blocked Tumblr

It's unclear that Tumblr ever had much traction in the country, anyway.

Culture

McDonald's CEO Says Robot Workers Will Bring Employees Better Jobs, Not Replace Them

He credits customer service (from humans) with contributing to the company’s turnaround.

Mind and Body

Why You Should Pay Attention to the Latest Study Linking Cellphones and Cancer

The National Toxicology Program study released Thursday is one of the largest ever on the topic. 

Innovation

Jeff Bezos Praises Progress Made on Blue Origin's BE-4 Rocket Engine

The team commissioned the first of two new test cells after just seven months of construction.