Data Sheet—Explaining Congo’s Cobalt ‘Curse’

The world is a complicated place, and a perfect example is the damned-if-they-stay, damned-if-they-leave conundrum faced by buyers of cobalt in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The DRC is a poor nation in central Africa, whose southern region is

Why is there no Nobel Prize in technology? — Quartz

As the world focuses its attention on this year’s recipients of the planet’s most prestigious prize, the Nobel, it feels like something’s missing from the list: technology. Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel established the prizes more than century ago with the