Dr. Wade Adams, Associate Dean of the School of Engineering at Rice University, passionately explains what nanotechnology is and why it is fundamental to solving many of the world's most pressing challenges.
Andy Greenberg, author of "This Machine Kills Secrets: How Wikileakers, Cypherpunks, and Hactivists Aim to Free the World's Information", talks about how strategic cybersecurity can be created in the age of Wikileaks.
A lively panel discussion comprised of the founder of Raspberry Pi Eben Upton, everyone's favorite modder Ben Heck, Matt Richardson from MAKE magazine and a California education professional who can speak to the Maker movement in the classroom.
In the wake of the uproar among the technology and entertainment industries over the House's Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Senate's Protect IP Act (PIPA), the search for common ground and a way forward is more urgent than ever.
Featuring content from A-List celebrities like Will Ferrell to amateur filmmakers, Funny or Die has become a go-to destination for short-form comedy videos. Here, CEO Dick Glover explains the strategy behind the popular web company's success.
There was a time, notes Steven Levy, when it was impossible to be too optimistic about the internet. But in the wake of hacking scandals, infrastructure challenges, and other major crises, has some of that optimism dimmed? A panel of experts responds.
In association with NExTWORK Conference 2011, WIRED and the Economist present "Flash Mobs," a series of short presentations by a few of the uniquely creative minds bringing us the next iterations of the internet.
In a conversation with WIRED's Jason Tanz, actor Edward Norton recounts his work as a digital philanthropist to advocate for online social networks as a mechanism for funding and supporting charitable causes.
According to Kevin Kelly, technology is not anti-nature -- it's an extension of it. In this presentation, the man listed as Wired magazine's "Senior Maverick" examines how technologies evolve, and what we can do to guide them into their best roles.
From information and e-commerce to music, movies and more, the internet increasingly dominates our daily lives. Kevin Kelly, Senior Maverick at WIRED and author of What Technology Wants, explains what he sees on the horizon for digital media.
Late-night star Jimmy Fallon conducts a wide-ranging interview with Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sean Parker, covering topics such as Parker's history as a co-founder of Napster, former president of Facebook and an investor in red-hot startup Spotify.
Martha Stewart isn't just America's premier homemaker -- she's one of its top media moguls. Stewart explains how her Omnimedia empire is adjusting to the iPad era by keeping ahead of the technological curve.
Recent scandals haven't helped hacking's bad name, but Google researcher Johnny Chung Lee explains the term in a more positive sense: the re-appropriating of existing technology in creative, innovative, and sometimes even revolutionary ways.
Boasting over 20 million subscribers, Netflix is one of the web's most popular destinations for both on-demand video and by-mail DVD rental. In this interview, co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings gives his thoughts on the future of digital entertainment.
The old industrial models are long gone, says Carl Bass, CEO of software giant Autodesk -- and good riddance. As technology continues to transform industries across the economic spectrum, what does the future of manufacturing look like in America?
In his latest book, In the Plex, technology writer Steven Levy takes readers behind the scenes at one of the world's most powerful companies. How has Google managed the transition from start-up to tech giant, and what does the future hold?
Video games often get dismissed as escapist entertainment or shoot-em-up fantasy. Increasingly though, artists, activists, and even governments are looking to games as a vehicle for communicating information and political ideas. Ian Bogost explains.
Twitter guru Robin Sloan and sex blogger Violet Blue ponder the nature of conversation in the New Media age. What has technology changed about the way we communicate with each other? What hasn't it changed?
As it continues to spark headlines and the ire of governments around the world, WikiLeaks has forever altered the debate on transparency and the unrestricted flow of digital information. Or has it? This star-studded panel of internet thinkers responds.