I'm here to watch humans test the species' athletic limits, not brute force my way to a marginally better bracket.
When athletic achievements are translated into statistics, can they be translated back to human triumphs again?
And four other intriguing things: the aesthetics of mobile music, the spreadsheets of murder, resurrection biology, and the evil sound of mor.
What Yelp's new headquarters, the recently renovated landmark 140 New Montgomery, could teach the city's tech scene
And four other intriguing things: playing Nabokov, the Gervais principle, anti-food propaganda, and engineering (what remains of) the Colorado delta.
A simple idea—notation synced with recordings—done beautifully
And four other intriguing things: when otters attack, the objects of brain interfaces, WWI diaries, and a digital model of a piano.
"I had liberated myself very early on. I thought of myself as a human being first," she says. "I had a very curious mind, and I was not willing to let go of that."
And four other intriguing things: shell money, a paean to the iPod Mini, Malaysian punk rock zines, and water quality trading.
And four other intriguing things: Nepalese honey harvesting, remembering Robert Ashley, old water, and Seinfeld without people.
Which, if nothing else, is good for robots.
The secret lies in how your brain processes sound: People love repetition.
And four other intriguing things: aural curiosities, an itching disease, employee badges, and the conscience of Flappy Bird's creator.
A time capsule from the era of Compaq Presarios and the Geek Squad.
And four other intriguing things: a new type of computing, unintended consequences, a poem about Boyz II Men, and defending 'nucular.'
What it means that a TP brand went big at SXSW Interactive, which is nominally a tech conference
And four other intriguing things: Chinese propaganda, wearable investment, the Nanjing Sifang Art Museum, and a serialized fiction app.
We can't restore nature, but we can offer refuge.
Plus four other intriguing things: a new Lorde track, open-science tools, a history of databases, and Tim Cook's tiny hometown in Alabama.
And most of it will come on tablets, they say.