Participants compete during the ethical hacking contest Insomni'hack on March 21, 2014 in Geneva.

Being a competitive coding jock has its perks

Sep 28, 2015
Opportunities include job offers from Silicon Valley companies.
Posted In: coding, competitiveness, Sports, technology, Wall Street, Silicon Valley
We're increasingly relying on computers and robots, but we aren't reaching Terminator levels quite yet.

Is this the rise of the robots? Probably not

Sep 23, 2015
Pedro Domingos' book 'The Master Algorithm' explores technology and our future.
Posted In: algorithm, technology, virtual, future
A shot of Woodlawn High School in Birmingham, Alabama. Laurene Powell Jobs is creating a campaign that aims to change the framework of the American high school.

High School is too old school

Sep 18, 2015
Does the public institution need a $50 million reinvention?
Posted In: technology, Education, high school, philanthropy, Laurene Powell Jobs

This guy implanted a computer chip in his hand ...

Sep 16, 2015
... and hopes to swipe it like a security card. Could the ATM be next?
Posted In: implants, computer chip, technology

BloomNation is changing the way we send flowers

Aug 3, 2015
A Silicon Beach based startup is disrupting the $30 billion flower industry
Posted In: Silicon Beach, flowers, technology, start-up

Facial Recognition: An Eventuality

Jun 23, 2015
Tracking technology companies will "ask for forgiveness, not permission."
Posted In: facial recognition, marketplace, interview, kai ryssdal, Ben Johnson, profile, technology
Frustrated passengers wait in line at the Frontier Airlines counter at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Airport tech experts predict in the news few years, lines like this will be a thing of the past. Instead, staffers armed with wearable

Now boarding: better technology at the airport

May 27, 2015
Future technology could eliminate airport lines.
Posted In: airports, technology, personal data
Marketplace's Ben Johnson takes (virtual) flight using the simulator Birdly.

Taking virtual reality beyond video games

May 21, 2015
Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson flew over New York and lived to tell us about it
Posted In: simulator, flying, technology
Digital advertising is expected to hit $50 billion this year.

Technology meets advertising, with you as the target

May 20, 2015
Thanks to automation, the digital ad business is expected to hit $50 billion.
Posted In: technology, video, advertising

Exclusive survey: Parents weigh in on the digital classroom

May 15, 2015
Our results reveal parental attitudes toward education technology nationwide.
Posted In: Education, survey, parent tech, school tech, technology, edtech, educational technology, education tech, student data, data privacy