The world's greatest escalator ride, facial recognition as a business, Evgeny Morozov on privacy, the unclaimed dead of New York, and the Wu Tang Clan.
All of them, according to former Space Station commander Chris Hadfield. At least somewhere.
Despite the technology's potential and hype, the most important 3D-printing company only sold 5,925 printers last quarter.
The people you're connected to on social media are the guardians of your information, and vice versa.
Randi Zuckerberg's book, auditory determent devices, the glory of Fourier transform, the 3D printing biz, and a massive treasure trove of data about Earth.
Never forget: This new insanity is smaller and less lucrative than the first Internet boom.
Twitter would have a durable position as the most powerful live medium in the post-broadcast TV age.
And Wikipedia auralization, the city of the dead, and fireballs in today's 5 Intriguing Things.
You could bet that if you went to a certain video store at a certain time in the evening, you'd see someone you knew.
Which is not quite the floating data center for the dystopian future we hoped it would be.
Let's just say that the Arab Spring doesn't make an appearance.
Early '90s digital currencies, cloning John Muir's sequoia, an 8,000-foot siphon, and how to do everything on a phone.
Steve Roggenbuck is a product of his times. And I think that's a good thing.
Eggers' new book The Circle tries to caution us about the dangers of social media without grasping its appeal.
Dogs in MRI machines, an unbeatable rock-paper-scissors robot, AOL dial-up, the MIA-Assange connection, and a dreamy video shot by Stewart Brand.
I won't always be there. But then again, neither will my son.
Bat bombs, Victorian information distribution, rockets, exponential change, and why you always hated Clippy
Less like the gangsterism of old. More like a lawless PayPal.
Lessons from using the Internet like a normal person, not an obsessive information consumer
Where's that sad trombone sound when you need it?