Author Archive

Sophie Quinton


Is Big Brother Watching Our Campuses?

From ID card swipes to discussion forums, colleges are increasingly tracking students' digital footprints.

Digital Government

Some Medical Translation Apps Help Just Enough to Hurt

For now, phone-based interpretation is the best tech substitute for a trained interpreter in the room.

Emerging Tech

Crowdfunding Everything From Solar Panels to Veronica Mars

A growing number of online companies help connect entrepreneurs and borrowers with investors and donors.


How Smartphones Could Revolutionize the Way We Heat and Cool Our Homes

Customers could run their appliances and manage their utilities from their mobile devices, cutting down on power use.