The new technology, which scans crowds to decide what kind of product to advertise, is evidence that we're living in a dystopian satire written by a heavy-handed idiot.
As companies get closer to creating perfect man-made waves, some surfers worry that technology could make their sport unrecognizable.
They claim the student suffers from electromagnetic hypersensitivity syndrome, a condition that causes symptoms like headaches and nausea from proximity to the Wi-Fi.
But can human beings be trusted to be in complete control over their emotional reality?
Or will the proliferation of apps designed to help mental wellbeing provide an excuse for keeping mental health services underfunded?
I went to the Black Country Living Museum and hated the past—until I realized I hated the present more.
A suit by a shadowy Texas businessman could kill teledildonic innovation in a death grip of legal fees and court-ordered payouts.
By 2018, there'll be 350 million fewer women online than men. That needs to change.
Dr. Ragbir Bhathal, who leads Australia's Optical SETI project, thinks if there is extraterrestrial life out there, we may be just a generation or two away from finding it.
The artists of Telidon, Canada's doomed pre-internet web.
Jul 20, 2015
If you've ever wanted to hop on an app and look at medical maladies, Silicon Valley has the cure for what ails you.
The 2012 time warp crashed Reddit, Foursquare, and LinkedIn and delayed dozens of flights when an online reservation system failed.
We talked to author and security analyst Peter Singer about why the next war will be so much scarier than past ones, and whether there's anything we can do about it.
In the future, there could be computerized tampons that tell you when to change them, dissolvable tampons that can release HIV-prevention medication, and tampons that even detect ovarian cancer.
I work in a medical simulation hospital, where we train doctors in horrifying life-or-death scenarios using fake patients, fake blood, and fake shit.
I don't know what it is exactly but sentences like, "I think my Wi-Five is broken" make my blood boil.
Want to reduce your carbon footprint? Replace your cat with a goldfish, or only raise pets that you plan to eat later on.
The notorious graffiti artist's latest innovation could lift vandalism to new heights, but not everyone in the community is itching to get one.
I took this job to escape loneliness, to give myself something to do, but I find myself more alone than ever.
We speak to the game's writer, Sheldon Pacotti, about the way the game predicted trends in AI and surveillance.
Technology has been both a help and a massive hindrance to the blind community.
As our work and leisure time blurs together, there remains one simple way to escape the pressures and complexities of contemporary life.
Police departments around the country are deploying robots to defuse bombs and handle standoffs—and they may be getting increasingly weaponized.
The Disney film is clunky in places, but its optimistic message is the sort of thing summer blockbusters could use a lot more of.