Facebook suffers a blow from regulators in India, proving that the fight for an open web is more than an abstraction.
Do celebrities in 2016 exist independent of their Facebook pages?
Even in an increasingly nichified media landscape, firearms magazines stand apart.
Time is running out on the agency’s most ambitious science mission in generations, and that means no stopping for anything—not even a historic blizzard.
An engineer has developed a formula for conductive concrete, which can generate enough heat to de-ice itself during winter storms.
Earlier this week, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists announced that the Doomsday Clock wouldn’t tick any closer to midnight, but…
A “Profanity API” for a user-generated marketing campaign censors vulgarity, Pepsi, belching, and murder—but also Bill Cosby, capitalism, the Book of Genesis, and tacos.
The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists wants you to think about it every year, but is their methodology still relevant?
How pour-over takes the automation out of the brewing process: An Object Lesson
An inventor at IBM has patented technology for a cognitive assistant that could learn all about you, then remind you of a name you can't remember the moment you need to say it.
Goodbye to Clearview, hello (again) to Highway Gothic.
If you work for a government agency, your taco emoji are federal records.
A private company has captured 2.2 billion photos of license plates in cities throughout America. It stores them in a database, tagged with the location where they were taken. And it is selling that data.
People of all ages influence linguistic change, and it's always been that way.
The Bay Area and large U.S. East Coast metros dominate.
This online looping 12-second film shows what a day means for the planet.
They were wrong.
Children who grew up in a time of rapid innovation may be better equipped to learn how to use new devices later in life—or they might be as resistant to new tech as many seniors are today.
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At the University of California, Berkeley, the on-campus presentation means free t-shirts, free food, and lots of stories about meditation and disco balls.
As LED technology makes it cheaper to illuminate buildings, cities are becoming experimental spaces for an ancient form of visual communication—and not always for the better.