A photographer appears to be photographing himself in a photographic studio. Note clamp to hold the poser's head still. A 1893 satire on photographic procedures already becoming obsolete at the time
Physicists have set a new bar for quantum teleportation - transferring information from one place to another without anything physically travelling between the locations.
Governments have much to gain from applying algorithms to public policy, but controversies loom
Why we post (The Economist, Mar Caption: A global study reveals how people fit social media into their lives
The other side of paradise: Glamorous tech startups can be brutal places for workers
Inside your head: The human imagination | The Economist
These communal hubs offer the rare opportunity to create a neutral meeting ground – and in the age of the Internet, they’re disappearing faster than ever
Enlarge ImageEdward Snowden appeared at Comic-Con 2016 in San Diego via the internet from his home in Russia. Richard Nieva/CNET When Edward Snowden leaked highly classified secrets about government.