Interviews

Any scientific or technical area has its quirks and characteristics. Talking to a professional in that particular area is the best way to make sense of them. We publish interviews with interesting people - scientists, engineers, businessmen, politicians - who can explain the way their work affects the future of technology. In these sections, you can find out what corporate leaders have on their minds and what everyday challenges are encountered in small startups, how scientists work on complex fundamental problems - and what the NSA thinks about all of the above.

Amazon wants to make their smart home more convenient to use

Amazon wants to make their smart home more convenient to use

An interview with Nathan Smith, director of Smart Home UX at Amazon, who is leading a team of developers working on new smart home features for Alexa
Digital Science's CEO talks about Open Research

Digital Science's CEO talks about Open Research

Almost every modern science deals with large volumes of data. Digital Science is a company focused on developing instruments for the scientific ecosystem, which will simplify research processes and increase their efficiency.
Bill Gates explains why we should all be optimists

Bill Gates explains why we should all be optimists

Each year, MIT Technology Review selects the top 10 breakthrough technologies of the moment. In 2019, the magazine’s editors invited Bill Gates to put together this list. After retiring from Microsoft, Gates...
Professor Avi Loeb talks about mysterious interstellar object Oumuamua

Professor Avi Loeb talks about mysterious interstellar object Oumuamua

On October 19, 2017, scientists discovered an interstellar object passing through the Solar System. The asteroid was named Oumuamua. The unusual cigar-shaped object had an uncommon trajectory and had likely...