screens

Outer Limits

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.
Brian Anderson
10.23.17
*Gazes into the distance*

The Motherboard Guide to Logging Off

We'll see you on the other side of the long weekend.
Motherboard Staff
9.1.17
digital art

Haunting Digital Photography Makes Abstract Art of Surveillance Footage

Stephanie Washburn’s visually-stunning photographs look like extraterrestrial landscapes.
Diana Shi
7.8.17
digital detox

What I Learned After Banning Screens From My Home for a Month

My partner and I traded mindless scrolling for a month of home-cooked meals and rediscovered hobbies.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.2.17
dubai

Building the Largest LED Screen in the World

The Burj Khalifa now boasts the world’s largest LED screen.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.19.16
machines

Wanna Stop Staring at Screens? Try on These Glasses

The glasses become opaque, effectively blinding you until you look away.
Camilo Salas
6.1.16
Design

What Sci-Fi Gets Wrong, Design Fiction Could Get Right

Waving our hands at the future, from 'Minority Report,' to tablets, to drones in our faces.
Adam Rothstein
12.30.15
Art

Magnified Smudges Turn Smartphone Screens into Art

Arslan Sukan's giant portraits show the abstract beauty of swiping.
Becky Chung
2.3.15
Opinion

Half Our Gadgets Are Solving Problems Created by Our Other Gadgets

Maybe we don’t need to use technology to fight technology. Maybe we should just go outside for a bit.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.9.15
gadgets

Beyond Rectangles: LCD Screens Can Now Be Made in Nearly Any Shape

Today at CES in Las Vegas, Sharp announced new LCD tech that allows screens to be designed in “virtually” any shape.
Derek Mead
1.5.15
Film

Here's Why Star-Lord's Spaceship Looks Like an 80s Sports Car

On emotional coding and cinematic storytelling with the screen graphic designer of 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' 'Zero Dark Thirty,' and 'Prometheus.'
David Sheldon-Hicks, Creative Director, Territory
12.9.14
Art

Let Flies Swarm Your Face For the Sake of Art

CoderCoded’s interactive piece, 'Oh Bugs,' shows you what you'd look like covered in a swarm of 300 flies.
Sophia Callahan
11.11.14
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