The tabletop game’s storylines are infused with regressive stereotypes about race and power. Players are on a quest to rewrite the narrative.
Monks stared at skulls to ponder the inevitability of death. We stare at our phones.
This year radically changed what live events—at least those that weren’t canceled—look like. It also taught organizers some lessons.
The situation has made clear that the field needs to change. Here’s where to start, according to a current and a former Googler.
Sorry, folks: Thanks to Covid, next year won’t be much more fun than this one, at least until enough vaccines arrive.
From record-beating scientific discoveries to an elephant baby boom, this year was about much more than just a global pandemic.
Smart thermostats, light bulbs, and leak sensors are just a few devices that can help cut your utility bill.
This year saw plenty of destructive hacking and disinformation campaigns—but amid a pandemic and a historic election, the consequences have never been graver.
Eric Green, head of the nation’s top genomics research institute, looks back on how far the field has come and shares his bold vision for the future.
If streaming can’t cure your stay-at-home blues, a spinning platter just might do the trick.