The Blackphone, screwing the pooch, listicle as literary form, the Tumblrs of the 18th century, and how QuarkExpress died.
And it wasn't easy, even though your iPhone is ten times faster than the machines that used to be model nuclear weapons.
The 100% Men Tumblr, the math of conference inequality, Quantified Self and Occupy, the women's work of telephone operation, and Black Girls Code.
At its core, Nest is a robotics company.
Which plodded along, but ultimately lost ground in the race to control the distribution of content.
Web privacy tips, vanilla pollination, robot law, big book data, and the children of a Moscow garbage dump.
The 2015 F-150 sheds 700 pounds thanks to the introduction of more aluminum and high-strength steel.
In the summer of 1969, engineers stopped the flow of water to the American and Bridal Veil Falls.
Not exactly a what-you-had-for-breakfast tweet: "In hard hold, Beowulf yanked shredded flesh, sundering arm from shrieking body. Grendel sloped off to die; his arm hung as trophy."
The Bitcoin chip race, prosopography, tiny figurines in Singapore streets, colorful diagrams of nuclear reactors, and the telemarketer's lawyer of choice.
On the phenomenon of sharing fake photos of real events.
An e-commerce parable, the unprogrammable programming language, skin-cell art, robotic lovers, and Chinese microfilms.
An overextended metaphor to ponder.
The year ahead will be the beginning of a new cycle in the long story of humans and the tools they use.
Movie code, when radio was king, Afrofuturism, accidental drone art, and a ship that transforms into a buoy.
Reddit's question-and-answer format imports the aspirational norms of honesty and authenticity from pseudonymous Internet forums into mainstream interviews.
Greyhound's cultural significance, slime mold models, the amoeba board game, a Road Rule hacker, and the continuing mysteries of evolution.
Behold, the emoji heart of 1879.
Movie posters as data, Zuckerberg's new interest in profit, synthetic speech, radio collectibles, and the lay of the land.
Hope for Google's nerdy little brother