Technology

Human Touch
September 2011

Human Touch

Following clues in 21st-century forensics means much more than switching on a machine.

The RED Revolution
September 2011

The RED Revolution

Inside the RED Revolution, where one com­pany is changing the way Hollywood makes movies.

50 Patent Drawings
August 2011

50 Patent Drawings

Java by design--from great minds going back decades. How far have we really come?

High and Mighty
May 2011

High and Mighty

The new bridge over the river Colorado wasn’t designed as a work of art, but necessity became the mother to grandeur.

A New Leaf
July 2010

A New Leaf

For photographer Emily Shur, the eerie wonder of cell phone towers have become the new classic landscape.

Power to the People
July 2010

Power to the People

With innovative minds like Sungevity’s Danny Kennedy, L.A. can lower its use of fossil fuels while hitting the goal of a million solar roofs.

Hear and Now
June 2010

Hear and Now

Quadraphonic sound systems were a failed experiment launched in 1970. But now they're back and ready to roar.

Fountain Head
May 2010

Fountain Head

Water Entertainment Technologies is arguably the most advanced design firm of its kind. Even if you don’t know the name, you’ve likely seen its handiwork.

Running on Empty?
May 2010

Running on Empty?

Thomas Quinn has a plotline on the future of transportation fuel and wonders who’s not with him. Well, Dan Neil, for one.

Tastemakers 2009 Elon Musk
July 2009

Tastemakers 2009 Elon Musk

Inc. magazine’s 2007 Entrepreneur of the Year is a master tinkerer, from cofounding Paypal to designing rockets in El Segundo. Now as head of Tesla Motors, he's about to set the electric-car market on its ear.

Tastemakers 2009 James Krug
July 2009

Tastemakers 2009 James Krug

James Krug’s Falcon Waterfree Technol­ogies, makes urinals that require no running water, thanks to a biodegradable sealant liquid whose density is lower than urine's. Who doesn't love that?

DJ Hero Spin City
June 2009

DJ Hero Spin City

Just as it did with Guitar Hero, Acti­vision went to the pinnacle of the deejay world for inspiration on its top-secret new game—and DJ Hero features a hundred artist tracks, including 80 exclusive mixes from DJ AM, to prove it.

Citizen Chad
May 2009

Citizen Chad

Chad Hurley, the founder of YouTube, talks with Jod Kaftan about the competition, eReaders and the future of online video.

Look, Ma, I Cracked a Safe!
March 2009

Look, Ma, I Cracked a Safe!

Physics students at Milken Community High School in Los Angeles enter an international safecracking competition in Israel.

Speak Easy
October 2008

Speak Easy

SaysMe shakes up cable advertising by allowing people to upload and air their own commercials in local telelvision markets.