I have a feature out in the latest issue of New Scientist on turning life into a videogame. Much has been written on the topic, hopefully this piece adds a bit of evolutionary biology and psychology to the discussion. I made a Zero-Punctuation/Common Craft-style video to accompany the story. It’s a fun, if not time-consuming, [...]
Here’s another recent story about some Google engineers sending the new Nexus S phone up to around 100,000 ft with weather balloons. This one got a mention on cnn.com, alas they provided no link back to the original, a discourtesy I will not repay in kind.
My latest science video round-up for New Scientist is online now. Check it out here. The song is one I repurposed from a while back. Here’s another recent New Scientist piece on teaching virtual characters to walk.