A glance at the research reveals that there are distinct advantages to using print maps.
Meredith Broussard | Jul 9
The president’s plan to abolish slavery hinged on winning a second term — and receiving a long, expensive telegram that almost didn’t make it.
Ainissa Ramirez | May 6
The author of “Technologies of the Human Corpse” explores how technology is blurring the distinctions between life and death, and how personal loss has shaped his research.
Sam Kelly | May 4
The founding director of Stanford’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab and author of “Experience on Demand” explores the potential benefits of VR and the future of VR research.
The Editors | Apr 30
Despite privacy concerns, “contact tracing” using GPS data may be our best bet to contain this large and fast-growing pandemic.
Shashi Shekhar & Apurv Hirsh Shekhar | Mar 24
When the French government announced a remarkable new invention by painter Louis Daguerre, American inventor Samuel Morse sensed its commercial potential, sending his imagination wild.
Sarah Kate Gillespie | Mar 16
Even if they disappear into the dustbin of payment arcana tomorrow, signature pads should not escape our notice.
Bill Maurer | Mar 9
In the mid-2000s, RFID drew criticism from privacy experts and became the target of far-right conspiracies. It’s poised to re-enter the public imagination.
Jordan Frith | Mar 5
With explosions taking place virtually, how much harder will it be for weapons scientists to confront the destructive power of their work and its ethical implications?
Sherry Turkle | Feb 29
The age of the algorithm marks the moment when technical memory has evolved to store not just our data but far more sophisticated patterns of practice, from musical taste to our social graphs.
Ed Finn | Oct 7, 2019