Author Archive

Edward Tenner

Emerging Tech

Could a $500 Gadget Have Prevented the Metro-North Tragedy?

Some want to see broader use of technology to control train speed.

Digital Government

Buggy software: Achilles' heel of big-data-powered science?

Scholarly writing suggests software defects are holding big data back.


Is the high-tech ID another form of security theatre?

Drivers in New Jersey and other states are facing longer lines in the Federal government's efforts to require still more proofs of identity in order to obtain a license.