Hitting the Books: How Bell Labs jump-started the multimedia art movement

The modern world would be a pale shade of itself if not for the myriad foundational technologies developed at the Bell Telephone Labs. Its

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Hitting the Books: How autonomous EVs could help solve climate change

Climate change is far and away the greatest threat of the modern human era — a crisis that will only get worse the longer

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Hitting the Books: The latest ‘Little Brother’ is a stark cybersecurity thriller

Back in 2008, New York Times best-selling author and Boing Boing alum, Cory Doctorow introduced Markus “w1n5t0n” Yallow to the world in the original

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Hitting the Books: How colonialism unified the Western world’s clocks

As ephemeral as space and as fundamental as gravity, time is an aspect of this universe that cannot be felt, only experienced through its

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Hitting the books: How China uses AI to influence its 1.4 billion citizens

The battle for international hegemony didn’t stop with the fall of the Reichstag in 1945, or of the Soviet Union in 1991 — it

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Hitting the Books: Lessons learned from gaming with the King of Sweden

Video games have come a long way from their dim arcade origins. No longer a mere niche diversion for pasty, maladjusted youth, gaming is

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Hitting the Books: This $80 prosthetic has helped millions walk again

The modern world around us — from the spaces we inhabit to the furniture we perch upon to the gadgets, tools and devices we

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Hitting the Books: Volcanoes, mortal enemy of the mighty telescope

Humans are, as a species, hardwired to explore. We conquered the planet thanks to untold generations of people needing to see what lay over

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