A New Series of Water-Activated Illustrations and Games on Seattle Sidewalks Only Appear When It Rains
Citizens of the raintropolis that is Seattle are enjoying these technology-driven works of public art, which can only be seen when they’re wet.
—Kyanna Sutton, senior Web producer
Putting a Virtual Nose on Video Games Could Reduce Simulator Sickness
Researchers find that adding a virtual nose to your view from inside a virtual reality headset reduces motion sickness.
—Tom Simonite, San Francisco bureau chief
Drones Beaming Web Access Are in the Stars for Facebook
Is Facebook really just still trying to connect people? Skeptics beware.
—J. Juniper Friedman, associate Web producer
A Roomba recorded a woman on the toilet. How did screenshots end up on Facebook?
Robot vacuum companies say your images are safe, but a sprawling global supply chain for data from our devices creates risk.
A startup says it’s begun releasing particles into the atmosphere, in an effort to tweak the climate
Make Sunsets is already attempting to earn revenue for geoengineering, a move likely to provoke widespread criticism.
10 Breakthrough Technologies 2023
These exclusive satellite images show that Saudi Arabia’s sci-fi megacity is well underway
Weirdly, any recent work on The Line doesn’t show up on Google Maps. But we got the images anyway.
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