The world is changing, and that includes our work lives, too. Today, we want to know about the changes you’ve seen in your own industry.
Whether because of a prominent fictional character with a very fictional version of your career or just because of a lack of visibility, there’s a lot of things we think we know about individual jobs that are just plain wrong. Today, we get the real story.
To the front of the class, please, commenters! It’s io9 show-and-tell time.
Hello, gentle reader! Do you often find yourself wondering just who else out there has been reading along side you? Us, too. So, tell us: Who are you?
Round up the very best of the side (and central) projects that you've been working on! Because it's io9 show and tell time, and we're waiting for you.
So much of what is common knowledge to people who work in a field is shrouded in mystery for everyone else. Today, we get behind that veil to learn something new.
Sometimes our younger selves can be remarkably prescient, and sometimes they simply have no idea what it is they're talking about. Today, we want to know what it was that you wanted to be when you grew up.
There are lots of toys we remember fondly (or not-so-fondly) from our childhoods, but only one can be your favorite. Which toy was yours?
There's no piece of tech that goes more places with us or serves more purposes for us now than our phones. But sometimes having all that powerful technology shrunk down into the palm of your hand means just one thing: It's all so, so much easier to break.
Some scientific concepts are brilliant in their simplicity, but others require a little mental gymnastics to really understand. Today we want to know about the scientific tenets that you find trickiest to grasp.
It's time to clear out the secret projects you've been working on in your labs, basements, studios, garages, and offices, and bring them out into the light! That's right — it's io9 show-and-tell time.
It's that time of year again, when people attempt to spook us with stories about ghosts and monsters, but let's face it: With global warming cooking the planet, melting glaciers, and the build-up of nuclear arsenals, the real stories are much, much scarier.
Things change, sometimes slowly over generations, but sometimes so rapidly that we can see the changes over our own short lifespans. Today we want to know about the changes in the world that you personally have seen occur.
Hello out there! Do you ever wonder about who all is reading this? So do we. Introduce yourselves to us all — and find out who has been reading alongside you, too!
And what was it that made them so good? We hear a lot about what in education isn't working, but today, we want to know about what did work for you.
It's show-and-tell time, and we can't wait to see what you've been putting together! Is it a graphic novel tracing the history of the space program? Is it a lab experiment on an unusual line of cells? Is it a set of alphabet blocks that take us from Ada Lovelace to Zombies? Whatever it is we want to see it.
Written histories tend to focus on a few large stories, but those stories are actually made up of hundreds of smaller stories that come from the people who witnessed or were part of events as they happened. So what stories and memories do you have that should be preserved as part of the historical record?
We may not notice it all the time, but we live in a pretty amazing world. And while there are plenty of things we still have left to do, there's also a lot that suggests that we, right now, are living in the future already.
Places get reputations, both deserved and undeserved. But the locals often know quite a bit about the place they live that the rest of us miss out on. So today we're spilling our best local secrets to the rest of us.
Tell us about the books you've got in progress, the ones you just wrapped up, and the ones that you can't wait to start next — and what books we should think about picking up, too!