Just announced — PopTech 2014: Rebellion! Meet our guest host John Maeda and check out some of the amazing speakers who will be taking the stage Oct. 23-25 in Camden, Maine. Join us. 

Just announced — PopTech 2014: Rebellion! Meet our guest host John Maeda and check out some of the amazing speakers who will be taking the stage Oct. 23-25 in Camden, Maine. Join us

What happens when you give strangers tricked out umbrellas and 60 mins to create something. 

Designing visual systems to make sense of complex data. Figuring out how community health workers can be more effective using mobile tools. Studying human moral judgement through the lens of cognitive and neural mechanisms. 

See what else the 2013 PopTech Science Fellows are up to.

Citizen science, social impact data, human rights, agriculture saving & planning, and more - check out the inspiring work the newly announced 2013 PopTech Social Innovation Fellows are up to. 

DARPA, the Pentagon folks who invented the Internet, have begun “Phase B” work on the “Warrior Web,” a powered exoskeleton that will help soldiers carry heavy loads and hike, run, crawl and fight. 

Our obsession with phones has gone too far, people. 

Solar-powered cell phone charging stations in New York. It’s in Fast Company

Hey disaster-preparedness geeks (or smart Boyscout types). This emergency phone runs on a single AA battery and has a standby of 15 years. It is water proof. It floats. 10 hours of talk. Impervious to heat and cold. 

Hey disaster-preparedness geeks (or smart Boyscout types). This emergency phone runs on a single AA battery and has a standby of 15 years. It is water proof. It floats. 10 hours of talk. Impervious to heat and cold. 

Robot flying bugs are here

This is a camera that captures a wide field of view with no distortion. DARPA says it is inspired by insect eyes.