We welcome everyone to the Nazi-banning party. You're all late.
In case you haven't been paying attention over the last few years, some very dangerous hate movements have taken hold on the internet, and online entities have been hesitant to do anything about it. After the weekend's white supremacist events in Charlottesville, Virginia, some of them seem to have finally taken notice of the need for action, and now Discord has jumped in to show them how it's done.Read More
Nintendo's patent filings suggest that their forthcoming Switch console could feature motion controls and image projection, among other things.Read More
The Hollywood Reporter recently did a survey of Fall Television with "a number of this year's top showrunners about their new series, making content in 2016 and the state of broadcast TV." Sure, we can talk about how only two of the sixteen showrunners surveyed are female. Or, we could talk about how of the sixteen showrunners surveyed here, all of them are white. But first, I want to talk about something really important: live tweeting.Read More
Currently, laser scientists at Lockheed Martin, an advanced technologies company, are in the process of working on their version of the phaser, a classic weapon and tool that has been used in Star Trek for everything from stunning an enemy to cutting through a rock wall.Read More
The actor cosplayed as Squirrel Girl, Zapp Brannigan and Harley Quinn.
The actor cosplayed as Squirrel Girl, Zapp Brannigan and Harley Quinn.Read More
For all that people are talking about the importance of diversity across all fields, it seems that there are always those willing to pay the idea lip service while remaining apathetic and short-sighted. What's sad is that it's the people that are supposedly the most creative and imaginative that are guilty of being the most myopic.Read More
Suck it, plants—this bionic leaf has got you beat ten times over! A team of researchers at Harvard University, led by Daniel Nocera and Pamela Silver, have been perfecting this leaf's ability to perform artificial photosynthesis.Read More
If you didn't hit up any social media services last night, you missed out on a photo-sharing celebration of the best and worst fashion on display at the 2016 Met Gala. Let's have a look at some of the best, shall we?Read More
A vote for Leia is a vote to protect the Republic.
Claudia Gray's Star Wars novel Bloodline goes on sale May 3rd! To celebrate, feast your eyes on these ridiculously cool posters.Read More
There were quite a few commercial breaks at last night's Oscars, so I totally get it if you spaced out and missed the IBM Watson commercial starring Carrie Fisher.Read More
Things We Saw Today: Meet the “Out Queer Person of Color” Who Led the Discovery of Gravitational Waves
Last week, the science world (and science enthusiasts!) rejoiced with the discovery of gravitational waves. Logo's NewNowNext now has a profile on the self-proclaimed "out queer person of color" who led the effort toward this discovery - Dr. Nergis Mavalvala at MIT. Check it out, and revel in her awesomeness.Read More
Motion capture technology is rad.
In the video, Carnegie Mellon Ph.D candidate Madeline Gannon explains how she's using motion capture technology to get the robot to "see" humans.Read More
We already talk about being addicted to our phones, or addicted to video games - and there's some actual concern as to whether or not we're legitimately addicted to our tech - so it makes sense that as things like Google Cardboard and Oculus Rift emerge, we'll wonder about what kind of impact virtual reality will have on our lives and minds.Read More
Neil deGrasse Tyson is on another Twitter spree, and this time it's about Back to the Future.Read More
You may know her as overachieving law student (and accessory to murder!) Michaela on the Shonda Rhimes hit, How to Get Away With Murder on ABC, but Aja Naomi King should now also be on your geek radar thanks to her new sci-fi film, Reversion, which opens today in select theaters.Read More
Star Wars fans can now geek up their cars in style!Read More
The company's gone, but their work and expertise are not.
After four years of working tirelessly to improve diversity in tech, the Ada Initiative is shutting down.Read More
Summer camp trades just went next-level.
Is there a girl in your life (or are you a girl) aged 9-14 who loves coding, technology, and cute accessories? Well, you're in luck, because today is the launch of Jewelbots, programmable friendship bracelets that teach their wearers to communicate using Bluetooth and IFTTT technology.Read More
Start kissing up to your long-armed friends NOW.
If you're going to Comic-Con this year and like taking selfies, you'd better have long arms, or at least be friends with people who are. Because SDCC has announced that they are banning selfie sticks this year as one of several changes to their technology policies. Who do you think you are, SDCC? The Cannes Film Festival?Read More
Because the world needs more Jemma Simmonses and Jane Fosters.
There may not be much Black Widow merch, but Marvel is doing something really awesome for smart girls in the real world. In their recently-announced Ant-Man Micro-Tech Challenge, Marvel, along with several other corporate and science sponsors, is seeking out girls who are into the sciences and challenging them to create really small tech.Read More