Melena Ryzik gets a rare behind-the-scenes look at the Pixar Studios complex in California.
A wealth of design software programs, from free applications to the more sophisticated offerings of companies including Alibre and Autodesk, allows a person to concoct a product at home, then send the design to a company like Shapeways, which will print it and mail it back […]
Joshua Prince-Ramus believes that if architects re-engineer their design process, the results can be spectacular. Speaking at TEDxSMU, Dallas, he walks us through his fantastic re-creation of the local Wyly Theater as a giant “theatrical machine” that reconfigures itself at the touch of a button […]
A young Chinese hacker talks to a New York Times reporter about his world of trolling for information that may one day be worth money […]
The New York Times has just published an article on Taobao fever […]
Technologist Kevin Kelly asks “What does technology want?” and discovers that its movement toward ubiquity and complexity is much like the evolution of life […]