Category: Culture

September 10, 2019

Apple TV+ Launches November 1, Subs Will Cost $5 a Month

Another giant joins the streaming fray.

by Peter Rubin in Culture
August 26, 2019

This 8-Minute Galactic Primer Is the Future of AR Education

Can augmented reality help children with reading skills? Boring math lessons? Chris Milk and the team at Within believes it can.

by Angela Watercutter in Culture
August 16, 2019

Apple Puts the AR in ‘Art’ (and in ‘Transparent Sky-Being’)

The company’s newly launched augmented-reality walks may only be available in five cities, but [AR]T Walk creates wildly ambitious deployments of public art.

by Peter Rubin in Culture
August 13, 2019

Nate Mitchell Exits Facebook, Taking Oculus Era With Him

The executive, in announcing his departure, was the last of the Oculus founders still at the company.

by Peter Rubin in Culture
August 9, 2019

It’s Justice League vs. Algorithmic Justice League in Court

DC Comics wants to block a proposed trademark for the Algorithmic Justice League, brainchild of an MIT researcher.

by Tom Simonite in Business
August 5, 2019

Want to Know the Real Future of AR/VR? Ask Their Devs

A new survey of 900 active devs provides some surprising clarity into the technology’s constraints.

by Peter Rubin in Culture
July 27, 2019

14 Best Online Co-Op Games (2019): PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch

Our favorite cooperative multiplayer games that let you play together online no matter what system you own—PS4, Xbox One, PC, or the Nintendo Switch.

by Robert Carnevale in Culture
July 25, 2019

Using AI, and Film, to Track Tear Gas Use Against Civilians

Oscar-winning filmmaker Laura Poitras teamed up with a London nonprofit developing machine learning tools to identify lethal weapons in online videos.

by Tom Simonite in Business