A Q&A with the makers of Pop, the new app that lets you talk in text, pictures, videos ... and GIFs
And four other intriguing things: personal thermal imaging, thawed viruses, octopus wrestling, and the everyday GPS tracker.
And four other intriguing things: Mark Penn at Microsoft, a better virtual-reality headset, feminist data, and the ghosts of Fukushima.
The brain-net, troll theory, art and surveillance, standing at the bottom of the ocean, and the drug argot.
It's what's keeps us tethered to the quaint notion that "a day" is equal to one rotation of the Earth.
The submersible descends into the darkness.
The scourge of false spring, noise pollution, Whole Foods pseudoscience, solar war, and a large purple jellyfish.
Big Ag Data, the birth of the rave, uncanny empathy, two flavors of sublime, and a history of Detroit in glass.
Each year, half a million horseshoe crabs are captured and bled alive to create an unparalleled biomedical technology.
Facebook in the developing world, how the last animal died, technodystopian fiction, Iceland's data havens, and the School for Poetic Computation.
A $25 billion plan, a small town, and a half-century of wrangling over the most important resource in the biggest state
Wild new batteries, the anachronism of parenting, the parable of the fire station, the stench of cities, and strange electronic music for babies.
The Hasidic community is debating the same thing Internet pundits are: What is WhatsApp, really?
On the invention of pagination.
Everyone is already on the telephone network.
The largest snake, voicemails from the future, the Israeli drug market, chronocyclegraphs, and an electrified city block.
Alexis Madrigal talks with Walmart’s Gibu Thomas about why a smartphone is the perfect shopping companion.
Videogames and the spirit of capitalism, e-cigarette modding, night markets, more tunnels, and media mixing.
Big Science grows ever bigger, at least in the minds of physicists.
Attention deficits, for the love of tunnels, the last beret maker in France, the oppression of the ugly, and fallout.