Spectrum

AI

The Military Wants AI to Manage America's Airwaves

Using a massive simulator dubbed the Colosseum, DARPA is experimenting with AI that manages radio spectrum.
Karl Bode
6.11.19
big telecom

Charter and Tribune Are Beefing Over TV Channels Viewers Can Get For Free Over the Air

The cable company and Tribune Broadcasting are at a stalemate over their new contract, leading Tribune to black out channels for Charter subscribers.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.7.19
big telecom

Why New York Kicked the Country's Second-Biggest Cable Company Out of the State

New York State regulators say they are fed up by Charter Spectrum Cable's empty promises, poor service, and misleading claims.
Karl Bode
7.31.18
Autism

This Emotionally Intelligent Device Is Helping Kids with Autism Form Bonds

"There was an instantaneous smile and alertness in his eyes that has never really been there before."
Mariana Fernandez
3.20.18
legal

The Autistic Children Who Are Labeled As Sex Offenders

According to social workers and activists, numerous young kids on the spectrum have ended up on the sexual offender registry for offenses that lacked sexual motivation.
Mitchell Sunderland
9.28.17
Art

When Light Collides with Lens Imperfections, Luminescent Magic Happens

Artist Shane Griffin explores the physics of light and optical effects in colorful macro photographs.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
12.4.16
video

A Fiery Attack on Gender Norms | TCP Meets Cassils

Personal trainer-turned-performance artist Cassils gives us a window into how strict physical training tests the limits of not only endurance, but empathy.
The Creators Project
11.18.16
environment

The Tribe Protesting the Dakota Pipeline Is Ready to Defend Its Wireless Network

"We as tribal nations have never given up our airspace."
Paul Spencer
11.1.16
thump exclusive video

This Emotional Video From Hooliganradguitar5 Is Your Roadmap to NYC Nightlife

The video follows NYC’s nightlife stars as they hit up various hotspots—including legendary queer club Spectrum on its closing night.
Jesse Weiss
3.21.16
Television

Unused TV Bandwidth Could Bring Over a Billion in Rural India Online

Connecting the most unconnected may just be a matter of using what's already there.
Michael Byrne
3.21.16
Gaming

How the ZX Spectrum Helped Make the 80s Video Gaming’s Most Creative Decade

In this excerpt from the new book "Electronic Dreams," we learn how the Speccy changed the video gaming landscape forever.
Tom Lean
2.11.16
Science

Why Screams Are Terrifying

The science of fear.
Jordan Pearson
7.16.15
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