SoundCloud Halts Volunteer Archiving Project
"SoundCloud is not going away—not in 50 days, not in 80 days or anytime in the foreseeable future."
Sci-Fi Author Ann Leckie Talks Trump, Tea, and the 'Ancillary Justice' Series
The award-winning sci-fi novelist's new book 'Provenance' is due out September 26.
A Thermostat, a Meditation On Humanity
I'm getting emotional about HVAC over here.
Glass Half Full
We Asked Early Adopters of Google Glass If They're Excited About Version 2.0
After version one inspired a wave of panic about "Glassholes" and was discontinued, Google's parent company Alphabet is trying again—this time, in the workplace.
A Team of Volunteers Is Archiving SoundCloud in Case It Dies
Spurred by recent reports the German streaming music and audio company may be running out of cash, The Archive Team is racing to preserve sound files—at high cost.
Neill Blomkamp’s Latest Short Film ‘Zygote’ Is Pure Biological Horror
The latest release from Oats Studios stars Dakota Fanning and takes place in a gritty, dangerous futuristic mining outpost.
Back to the Disaster
How Worried Should You Be About a Real Life ‘Geostorm?’
The new Gerard Butler movie turns geoengineering into a weapon that wreaks global havoc on the scale of 'The Day After Tomorrow.'
Sci-Fi Author Kim Stanley Robinson Talks About 'New York 2140'
The new novel imagines life in a partially drowned NYC after massive sea level rise from climate change.
‘Snowpiercer’ Director’s New Movie ‘Okja' Is an Anti-Corporate Mindfuck
The new film from Bong Joon Ho is a critique of ethical capitalism wrapped in a heartwarming animal adventure story. But it's not coming to theaters: it premieres on Netflix June 28.
This AR Measuring Tape App Is Cool, but Don’t Use It for Anything Serious
The creators say it works pretty well, but for anything requiring a 'high accuracy', you're still better off using the real thing for now.
Commercial Space Race
OneWeb Wins FCC Approval to Launch a Fleet of Internet-Beaming Satellites
The company, backed by Richard Branson, wants to blanket the Earth in 720 satellites offering fiber-quality internet speeds for rural areas.
How Amazon's Tech Could Change Whole Foods
How long before drones are delivering us emergency organic cat food?