There are serious concerns about what "sound cannons" can do to the physical body, and in turn to the body politic.
"Computers are People, Too!" is the defining artifact of the 80s CGI era.
A Stanford business professor predicts that today’s energy and automobile industries will be swept away in just over a decade by solar and wind power, and electric cars.
Jason Rohrer's occultist 'Cordial Minuet' reinvents real money gaming by exploiting a loophole in gambling laws.
Or, being frozen until you can come back. Checking in with Alcor Life Extension CEO and philosopher Max More, who will freeze your head for $80,000.
Terry Davis, a schizophrenic programmer, has spent 10 years building an operating system to talk to God.
I am Uber. I can see my thousands of cars. I don’t know if I am an extension of them or they are an extension of me.
Facebook is deleting posts that governments don’t like, even when it may not be legally obligated to do so.
The CyberFeminists were a group of angry and hilarious techno-utopian thinkers who emerged in the early 90s, and saw technology as a way to dissolve sex and gender divisions.
Documents obtained by Motherboard show at least 6,000 unreported wiretaps authorized by Canadian cops per year.
Life gets pretty chill after creating 'Tetris' and escaping the KGB.
Lightning never strikes the same place twice, until it does, and you're in a rocket to the moon.
Michael Ossmann and a merry band of hackers are rebuilding the NSA's most secret weapons—for science.
Can a small band of veterinarians who lop off rhino horns with chainsaws save the species from poachers?
Augusto Pinochet left more than 100,000 landmines behind, and it's taking forever to dig them up.
A growing number of people are bringing the maker spirit to off-the-grid and underdeveloped communities across the globe.
Some $4 billion poured into TV campaign ads this year, which are becoming better produced and more negative—many are essentially works of speculative fiction. This may be the year that Washington came to rival Hollywood as a mass producer of dystop…
Getting it just right can take a while, and it starts right next to Joe Biden's house.
DDoS attacks of an unprecedented scale targeted pro-democracy websites in Hong Kong for months, and the Chinese government is likely to blame.
Even weirder than our insistence on assigning gender to machines is that we sometimes treat them differently as a result.
What does the traditionally male-dominated nature of video gaming writ large bring to bear on dating at video game school?
After a decade of uproar over piracy platforms, from Napster through BitTorrent, why is it that YouTube and Google seem to get a free pass?
A few years ago, the artist and filmmaker Laura Poitras began a documentary about spying. She couldn't have imagined what she would end up seeing.