Today’s Solutions: June 18, 2024

How dangerous is my mobile?

How dangerous is my mobile?

A growing body of research suggests that radiation from cellphones and other electronic devices may harm our health. How worried should we be and what can we do about it? Kim Ridley | December 2006 issue Perhaps more than any other technology, wireless communication is incredibly seductive and Read More...

Childhood unplugged

Childhood unplugged

My struggle to save my kids from consumer culture. Leah Dobkin | April 2008 issue A war is raging between parents trying to raise children and corporate America trying to raise customers. As a parent of three children, I think I'm losing, or at least losing my mind. I've tried to educate my Read More...

Profile: Strive Masiyiwa

Profile: Strive Masiyiwa

From electrotechnician to mobile magnate. Bram Posthumus | September 2004 issue Nowhere is the market for mobile telephony growing faster than in Africa, which is no surprise. The old-fashioned fixed telephone network barely functions. Particularly in major cities, the only way to reach someone is Read More...