One hundred years ago, at the beginning of the 20th century, the first golden age of advertising met humanity's deadliest conflict: the First World War. The emerging art of graphic design, aided by the invention of lithography and later chromolithography, was suddenly used for propaganda--and the results were terrific: a bold, optimistic, merry and extremely fictive vision of a gory war that killed millions.
For self-driving cars to work safely, we need better maps—much better maps. These maps will not only need to know where the roads are. They'll need to show real-time details as general as traffic patterns and as specific the number of inches to the curb. They'll also need to cover millions of miles worth of road.
It’s never been such a good time to be a crook. In what other country of laws does one enjoy so much freedom to defraud one’s government and fellow citizens without having to worry about cops showing at the door?
Virtual Boy creates an immersive 3-D gaming universe so advanced, the voice says, “it can’t be viewed on conventional TV.” The voice is talking from a conventional TV, so that’s a particularly tantalizing pitch. And the ad is tricked out with some ultra cool animated-polyhedron graphics. And the Virtual Boy itself looks even cooler. It…
When the incoming emails stopped arriving, it seemed innocuous at first. But it would eventually become clear that this was no routine technical problem. Inside a row of gray office buildings in Brussels, a major hacking attack was in progress. And the perpetrators were British government spies.
The long read: One of the Islamic State’s senior commanders reveals exclusive details of the terror group’s origins inside an Iraqi prison – right under the noses of their American jailers. Report by Martin Chulov