IDEAS | KELLY AND ZACH WEINERSMITH
For a quick demo of augmented reality, download the free app at soonishbook.com/app.
Tilt your screen flat (or grab a copy of the Sunday print edition and go to page K3), fire up the app, point it at this comic, and see a “Space Elevator” come out of your screen.
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The surprisingly secular guerrilla strategy behind the would-be Islamist revolution.Continue reading »
“Doddypoll,” “dullard,” and “skit-brains” are ripe for a revival.Continue reading »
How people communicate when the government is watching.Continue reading »