Talking Heads Wrote the Best Anthem For a Post-Apocalyptic Wasteland

It's the cassette tape that everybody should have in their earthquake go-bag: The single "Life During Wartime" by the Talking Heads. » 11/20/14 7:00pm 11/20/14 7:00pm

David Byrne's Fake iPhone Apps Will Crack You Up

The Talking Heads frontman and all-round arty guy David Byrne has created a few fakie iPhone apps (which sadly aren't available for download) for a social media art exhibit, which sounds really grim but luckily his apps are anything but. » 8/17/11 8:20am 8/17/11 8:20am

David Byrne: Computers Will Have No Effect on the Arts

I love David Byrne. The guy is a total geek. He makes great music. He rides bikes. What's not to like? Well, his prognostication abilities, for one. » 7/12/11 4:00pm 7/12/11 4:00pm

This Is Why Xbox Live Avatars Are Cartoon-y, Not Creepy

Xbox's Avatar Kinect is pretty wild: It tracks and replicates your facial expressions with surprising precision. Which probably made you think about having a more realistic Avatar reppin' yourself owning up 12-year-olds in Halo, or something. But Microsoft Research's Photo-Real Talking Head project, which uses 2D… » 2/25/11 2:00am 2/25/11 2:00am

Charlie Rose Brings Carr, Arrington, and Mossberg To the Virtual Round…

Thursday night's edition of the Charlie Rose Show brought David Carr, Michael Arrington, and Walt Mossberg together to discuss the iPad. Having used the iPad briefly, all three seem optimistic about what it has to offer. » 2/06/10 2:49pm 2/06/10 2:49pm