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The NFL Tackles In-Stadium Mobile

Pro football fans want a personal, immersive, and high-tech experience at stadiums. But can the NFL deliver?

Sep 19, 2013 by Michelle Kessler

How Mobile Will Change Movies

“As an exercise, I downloaded a high-definition copy of 2001: A Space Odyssey onto my iPhone and proceeded to watch the movie all over town….Surprisingly, nothing in the film was visually diminished to the point of being indiscernible. To be sure, it wasn't as overwhelming as it had been at the Astor Plaza, but it was still recognizably 2001, with most of its serene glory intact. The size of the screen made little difference.

Jun 27, 2013 by Michelle Kessler

Rebooting Weather Forecasting Technology

“Fortunately, weather science has developed a storm warning system that saves thousands of lives each year. In part, that’s because people can save their lives from a flash flood, lightning, or high winds in a matter of seconds. A 15-second dash to the basement is enough to survive a tornado.

But it takes more preparation time to mitigate economic losses from severe weather. And  the forecasting methods needed to do so—by more exactly calculating a storm’s intensity and impact zones—have lagged.”

Apr 11, 2013 by Anthony Eng

Emergency Management Needs a Tech Reboot

“Of all the strange and sensational images produced by Superstorm Sandy, the scene I can’t stop thinking about took place a few steps from my apartment in Lower Manhattan, two days after the storm surge. Dozens of us were wandering up and down 7th Avenue, arms extended like zombies and eyes fixed on our hands. We were hunting—not for food or money or human assistance—but for a cellular signal.”

Mar 14, 2013 by Michelle Kessler

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