Jason KennedyContributor, PCWorld

Jason is a systems administrator living in Seattle. When he's not up to his elbows in a server, he's up to his elbows in the latest electronics or technology news, or trying out languages like Dart and Ruby.

Wrap Your Phone in Tin Foil: Massive Solar Storm Is Coming

Our sun is ramping up its solar activity right about now: Look for an increase in solar storms in the next couple years.

Lego Particle Collider Looks Awesome, Won't Find Higgs Boson Anytime Soon

Lego? In my particle collidor? Well, not exactly. But this Large Hadron Collider re-creation will impress just about any physics--or Lego--geek.

Microsoft Kinect for Windows: It’s Coming

Gamers and programmers, get ready: Microsoft announces that a Windows version of the Kinect controller will come in 2012.

How to Revert Your Android Smartphone to a Stock ROM

Running a custom ROM on your Android phone, and worried that you'll miss out on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)? We'll show you how to bring your smartphone back to the stock Gingerbread ROM and prepare for the update.

IBM Simulates 4.5% of the Human Brain; Skynet Is Next

Computers can't quite match human brains...yet, but new research from IBM shows that computers may catch up to us sooner or later...

Tractor Beams in Space: The Next Awesome

A researcher at Ohio State University may have figured out the science behind tractor beams. But don't expect something out of Star Wars just yet...

Adventures in Brickdom: Installing Windows 8 on a CR48

We try to get Windows 8 to run on the CR48 without breaking something. Read on for the exciting details.

Cars Running on Ammonia? It's More Likely Than You Think

Forget hybrids or hydrogen fuel cells; if these researchers get their way, the car of the future could be powered by ammonia.

Learn to Program With Codecademy

Want to be a coder or programmer? Look no further than Codecademy, a site that guides you through various programming languages

Set Sail With Solar Boats

Plains, trains, and ...sun-powered sailboats? This concept for a solar-powered sailboat looks more like a spacecraft than a seacraft.

Google Takes an Interest in Solar Energy

Google as a power company? We look at Google's solar energy initiatives.

Bacteria as Biofuel: It’s Coming

One company figured out a way to turn the byproduct of a genetically modified bacteria into biofuel.

New Tech Lets Web-Centric Apps Talk to Each Other

A new technology under development by the Web Real-Time Communications Working Group is all about skipping the middleman in Internet communications.

Tiny PC Runs Linux, Is the Size of a Flash Drive

This flash drive-sized PC is perfect for those times when a netbook is just too big.

Experiment Confirms Space-Time Vortex Around Earth, Makes Our Heads Hurt

An "epic" experiment confirms another part of Einstein's theory of Relativity. Relatively speaking, that's pretty awesome.