Do We All See the Woman Holding an iPhone in This 1856 Statue?
For a good century and a half, "The Indian Girl" solely depicted a Native American woman holding a crucifix. At some point, that changed.
Following a Google Map to Nowhere Is Easy. Getting Out Is Hard
The connected map, the GPS dot, is a different sense of safety than the static map.
Inside Antarctica's Illicit Gaming Scene
People are going to great lengths to play mobile augmented-reality game 'Ingress' on Earth’s frozen, southernmost continent.
I Broke My Phone Biking 180 Miles Alone in Europe
Without being able to reliably use GPS, I felt lost.
Are We the Last Generation to Experience the Outdoors as We Know it?
Welcome to OUTER LIMITS, a Motherboard series that goes inside the outdoors.
Rural America Is Building Its Own Internet Because No One Else Will
Big Telecom has little interest in expanding to small towns and farmlands, so rural America is building its own solutions.
[Exclusive] MoMA PS1 Parties Are Lit This Summer, Thanks to Science
Architect Jenny Sabin installs a magical photo-reactive structure for the museum's 2017 Warm Up series.
Artists Find Alternatives for Plastic Waste in Nairobi
Dani Ploeger thinks that, without electricity, we would have a 'Powerless Space.'
Why It Takes So Damn Long to Connect to a Wi-Fi Network
Researchers offer an explanation for and solution to that annoying wait for an access point to actually connect.
Everyone Should Have High-Speed Internet Access, CRTC Rules
And connections are about to get a lot faster.
5G Survives a Critical Test: The Backcountry
Engineers take millimeter-wave wireless into the wilds of southern Virginia.
In Canada’s North, a Single Satellite Outage Means Losing Basic Services
No ATMs, no flights, no internet.