A new tome from Taschen explores why National Geographic‘s approach to information design has changed little since the 1800s. The fact that National Geographic continues to be a collector’s item when print
Something better is always on the horizon. This was supposed to be the year of virtual reality, but barely had 2016 started when Microsoft threw a spanner in the works with the announcement of HoloLens.
As Rogue One explodes into theaters as the first of the so-called Star Wars anthology films, fans have every reason to rejoice. In short, the movie makes a worthy addition to the Star Wars canon, providing
I just renewed my Apple Music subscription for $7 a month. To get that price, I had to search high and low across the internet for some secret codes, type in some magic incantations, use … No, not really.
Amazon has changed the face of online retail, and now it appears ready to bring big ideas to physical stores as well. Last week, the company introduced Amazon Go, a new store concept that uses machine
Since the NFL season started, fans, analysts, and industry executives have tried to put a finger on why television ratings have been down. It was the election. It was bad games. It was games in London.
By December 13, 2016 Is Rogue One a sequel? A prequel? A spinoff? The answer is yes—to all of the above. It’s the first standalone Star Wars story that doesn’t fit directly in the Darth Vader-Luke-Rey
New research shows the country isn’t divided into states as much as it is divided into megalopolises. The 2016 Elections made many Americans feel, at least philosophically, that the distances that separate
Let's get the credibility stuff out of the way: I know social media. I know it because I don't just preach about it, and share posts like, "Be engaging! Tell your story!" There is an art to using social
Media management service Plex has announced that its Plex Media Player app is now free to everyone. Previously only available to Pass subscribers, the Plex app for Mac is a home theater-style media browser
Digital magic is a lot like regular magic — it’s usually more enjoyable, and effective, when used sparingly. Over-reliance on computer-generated imagery seldom yields aesthetically sound results, particularly
Pokémon; Macbeth; the Illuminati. Those may not sound like they have a lot in common, but they exemplify the three whole new forms of technology-driven entertainment that have erupted in recent years.
Check Steam for Trials on Tatooine The first official lightsaber VR experience from Industrial Light & Magic's xLab will shortly be available to the public. Today at the Star Wars Celebration expo, Lucasfilm
This series was brought to you by Index.co Every startup has a story to tell. From the conception of an idea, to the first lines of code, early hires, and preliminary funding rounds – every company has
There are a number of portable light sources on the market, but none have the reputation and appeal of LuminAID. Taking lightweight portability to entirely new levels of function and convenience, the PackLite
Few artists could bring a story to life like Orson Welles. A powerful actor and director, Welles was also a technology innovator who pushed the limits – whether on radio or film – to deliver entertainment
If there are any NSFW frames in a cartoon, the Internet will find them. This huge collection of not suitable for kids screenshots raises the question: who is more responsible for these naughty frames,
We all use the word "disruption" to describe what happens the business world, but we don't always stop to think about what it really means: A small startup with a good idea enters an established industry
Following his retirement from the NFL, Marshawn Lynch took a trip to Egypt with American Football Without Barriers. The trip looks like it’s been a blast. The other day the Seahawks posted video of Lynch
From scary sleep paralysis, to recalling memories that never happened, a new exhibition is exploring the art inspired by human consciousness. Here, we see how artists have interpreted moments from the
Now there's a built-in swing analyzer, rather than a clip-on accessory. Zepp tipped its hand on integrated swing sensors for baseball bats and tennis rackets back at CES. With MLB Spring Training in full