Chris Foss has created some of the most iconic images in science fiction over the course of his 40-year career. He has painted covers for the books of Isaac Asimov, James Blish, Arthur C. Clarke, Philip K. Dick, and many more. TRSF is his first major U.S. commission in recent years, and this video shows how Foss developed the painting from the sketch of an idea to a gripping image. For more about Foss’s work, visit www.chrisfossart.com.
Technology Review IT editor Erica Naone visits a Stop & Shop in Braintree, Massachusetts, to test Modiv Media’s new iPhone app. This lets consumers shop using a smart phone and serves up personalized offers when they do.
The first near-field communication apps are trickling in, but the handsets that can use them remain in the minority.
Technology Review's I.T. Editor, Tom Simonite, reviews a Vgo telepresence robot. Simonite is located in TR's San Francisco office and uses the robot to communicate "face-to-face" with colleagues in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Technology Review's deputy editor, Brian Bergstein, sat down with Lawrence Lessig, a net-neutrality advocate who directs Harvard's Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, to discuss why he thinks innovation on the Internet is at risk.
Technology Review computing and IT editor, Tom Simonite, reviews HTC’s EVO 4G phone, which is available on Sprint and is the first phone that uses WiMAX, a technology that allows fast wireless Internet over long distances.
Two antenna feeds move freely around the outside of this compact lens, which is intended to provide broadband Internet access to trains that have to go through narrow tunnels. Each feed is capable of sending and receiving a different satellite signal.
An oral history of the launch of space tourism.
Important pieces of hardware float away as the astronauts watch in dismay.
The new application only occasionally thinks that I want flying pizza.