This Infographic Shows How a Story Can Hit Big Without the Internet

Remember books? You know, the most distributed content-delivery technology ever? Folios may be on their way out, and internet content may reach more people than ever, but it's pretty amazing to look at how widely our favorite narratives have been distributed. Who knew that Pride and Prejudice has had more editions… » 11/17/13 4:14pm 11/17/13 4:14pm

The New Monopoly Will Be Controlled by an All Powerful, All Seeing Tower

This fall, there'll be a new version of Monopoly called Monopoly Live that places a 10-inch tower right in the middle of the board. Why? Because that tower controls every aspect of the game: it rolls the dice, it calculates rent, it knows whose turn it is and where your piece is on the board, and knows exactly how… » 2/09/11 10:00am 2/09/11 10:00am

This Week's Best iPhone Apps

In this week's pixel-doubled app roundup: AT&T's entire business model, potentially vaporized! Gears and pipes, diligently organized! Google Voice, web-ized! Restaurant menus, analyzed! Ski slopes, virtualized! "Ist" sites, app(et)ized! Ebook apps, plagiarized! And more... » 1/29/10 7:00pm 1/29/10 7:00pm

The Tech and Science Behind Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood is a great story, but as a gadget nerd I need to have it presented in terms that I can truly understand. In other words—what are the specs? » 3/25/09 6:20pm 3/25/09 6:20pm