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    Read Now The Little-Known 9/11 Memorial on Mars

    The Little-Known 9/11 Memorial on Mars

    by Chris Hatherill · 2 years ago
    Of all the tributes to the victims of 9/11 – from the small and personal to the national and epic – few will prove as enduring as the one created by JPL and employees at Honeybee Robotics: two small pieces of the World Trade Center towers current…
    Read Now Motherboard TV: Ultra-Orthodox Internet

    Motherboard TV: Ultra-Orthodox Internet

    by Alex Pasternack · 2 years ago
    h3. A Day at the Anti-Web Rally In the future, the great Internet rally of 2012 might be seen as the prescient start of a global movement to grapple with the impact of this amazing and beguiling series of tubes: addiction, distraction, stupidity,
    Read Now Motherboard TV: William Gibson in Real Life

    Motherboard TV: William Gibson in Real Life

    by Alex Pasternack · 2 years ago
    William Gibson's foray into television included an _X-Files_ episode that aired in 1998, called "Kill Switch," and it's one of my favorites. In it, Mulder and Scully must pursue a killer computer that lives in an RV and drives around killing people t…
    Read Now The Pleasure of Looking Down on Earth

    The Pleasure of Looking Down on Earth

    by Martin Connelly · 2 years ago
    For a short moment last November, the web was totally, complete obsessed with one unlikely thing: a series of curiously anonymous satellite images. Jesus Diaz, over at Gizmodo, broke the story last November, asking, ""Why Is China Building These Giga…
    Watch Now Kilobots Bring Robot Swarms to the Masses

    Kilobots Bring Robot Swarms to the Masses

    by Derek Mead · 2 years ago
    Another Michael Crichton future is here in the form of Kilobots, quarter-sized mobile robots that are capable of communicating with each other. A product of Harvard's Self-organizing Systems Research Group, the little Kilobots offer anyone the opport…
    Read Now Reddit's Jailbait Section is Dead

    Reddit's Jailbait Section is Dead

    by Vice Magazine · 2 years ago
    _Originally posted on our stepdad website "VICE.com":http://www.vice.com/read/Reddit-Jailbait-Section-Is-Dead_.So the inevitable has happened, the civil liberties of an unlikely clique of teenage boys and creepy older guys have finally been shit on b…
    Read Now From The Motherboard Vault: Stelarc

    From The Motherboard Vault: Stelarc

    by Motherboard · 2 years ago
    _Every Thursday, Motherboard goes into its vast archive and selects a video to dust off and play for you. It's a reminder that, while technology has pressed its frantic pace of progression onto us, the past is often ripe with valuable treasures._