Art and Technology

What If the Internet Stopped Working For A Day?

BBC - Jeff Hancock likes to give his Stanford University students weekend assignments that let them experience concepts discussed in class for themselves. Before 2008, he would sometimes challenge his students ...

How to Star in a Virtual Reality Movie

PC - If you're not into video games, you don't need a virtual reality headset, right? Wrong, according to a burgeoning group of filmmakers and performance artists. Their creations, many of which were screene...

Robots: a 500-year quest to make machines human

DW - Instead of focusing on how they're made, "Robots," the London Science Museum's new blockbuster exhibition, looks into why humans have always been obsessed with creating an automated version of themselves. ...

Virtual reality ‘could help treat vertigo’

BBC  - People with the condition suffer from dizziness and nausea and often cite places with repetitive visual patterns, such as supermarkets, as the trigger. A team of psychologists is working to develop vi...