ARTICLES IN 2012 (26)

Suffering for Science

Suffering for Science

 Dag Spicer   December 19, 2012
The famous French physiologist Claude Bernard once remarked: “The science of life is a superb and dazzlingly lighted hall which may be reached only...   Read More
Why Software is Eating, and Changing, the World

Why Software is Eating, and Changing, the World

 John C. Hollar   December 07, 2012
The writer and futurist Arthur C. Clarke said, “The Information Age offers much to mankind, and I would like to think that we will...   Read More
If it moves, it should be Ruggednova

If it moves, it should be Ruggednova

 Alex Bochannek   December 04, 2012
Warfare has been a rich source of technological innovation as long as humans have roamed the Earth. It isn’t much of a surprise then...   Read More
Gulliver’s Engine

Gulliver’s Engine

 Chris Garcia   November 28, 2012
Sometimes, we can look back at fictional items from the days before the computer and see threads to machines that would exist decades, or...   Read More
Guinness World Records Day

Guinness World Records Day

 Alex Lux   November 15, 2012
November 15th marks Guinness World Records Day, a day when Guinness challenges the world at large to break as many records as possible within...   Read More
The Other Internet Part 1: Masai Mara

The Other Internet Part 1: Masai Mara

 Marc Weber   November 14, 2012
“Yes, we buy cattle with M-Pesa on our mobile phones. It is far more secure than carrying cash.” George is sitting on a folding...   Read More
Have you got a prediction for us, UNIVAC?

Have you got a prediction for us, UNIVAC?

 Alex Bochannek   November 07, 2012
The year 2012 marks another step in a familiar quadrennial cycle. A cycle culminating in an event that demands global attention and that has...   Read More
My Gamer Soul Wept With Epic Joy

My Gamer Soul Wept With Epic Joy

 William Harnack   November 02, 2012
If you have ever played games on a computer or a console system, you have probably played at least one Blizzard game. In fact,...   Read More
The Haunted House

The Haunted House

 Chris Garcia   October 31, 2012
Every city has one; a house that scares all the local kids. Sometimes, these houses have long, dark histories that seem to have been...   Read More
Preservation, Conservation, Restoration: What’s the Difference?

Preservation, Conservation, Restoration: What’s the Difference?

 Karen Kroslowitz   October 26, 2012
No doubt, my dad’s interest in old stuff is one of the reasons I’m so passionate about museums. My dad was a tinkerer. Buying,...   Read More