Dec 10, 2013 — The Stanley Parable is an exploration game, as well as a narrative storytelling experiment, that puts into question the tried and true rules of video games and challenges the player's notions of choice and free will.
Dec 10, 2013 — Also: Joan Didion on Martha Stewart; Alice Munro's Nobel interview; the difficulties of judging the National Book Awards.
Dec 9, 2013 — The track record of products designed for digital privacy has been abysmal — at least until recently. Snapchat, wildly popular among teens, is changing assumptions about young people's desire for digital privacy. But it's not clear whether the trend will stick.
Dec 9, 2013 — So many spies have reportedly targeted gamers that a central group must try to keep track of them all. That's the latest revelation from documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden and reported by the Guardian and other outlets.
Dec 9, 2013 — How did HealthCare.gov go so spectacularly wrong? The tech team takes you through the past two months in our latest podcast.
Dec 8, 2013 — What do 64-year-old swimmer Diana Nyad and 13-year-old entrepreneur Maya Penn have in common? At the TEDWomen conference in San Francisco, a range of speakers shared the ways innovation and ingenuity kept them young.
Dec 6, 2013 — The funny live tweets coming from frozen supermarket pizza giant @DiGiornoPizza were a tasty highlight of the Sound of Music Live broadcast on NBC. Bad puns, silly lyric changes, and just plain clever comments earned the company more than 2,000 new followers in a single night.
Dec 6, 2013 — Cybersecurity, Christmas-themed cats and HealthCare.gov gained spots in the news this week, along with some coverage of innovative gaming. Plus, Tell Me More launches a discussion on blacks in the technology industry.
Dec 6, 2013 — Technology now allows us to "hack" solutions to the biggest challenges of our time. But how far is too far? This hour, we hear from TED speakers who dare to hack the brain, the climate, and even the animal kingdom in hopes of creating a better world.
Dec 5, 2013 — Twitter and other social media outlets see an outpouring of comments on the life and death of Nelson Mandela.