The legacy of Ada Lovelace, the ultra-numerate countess
The latest celestial jukebox, whose biggest test is yet to come
In this podcast, a discussion of the role of the hunch in our data-driven age
More and more decisions, from the music business to the sports field, are being delegated to data. But where does that leave our intuition?
It may be a computer game, but Minecraft is perhaps the most extensively shared landscape on Earth
George Pendle tries an experiment in abstinence
Received wisdom on the Grand Tour in 18th-century Europe is being transformed by 21st-century techniques in California
The joys of unnecessary obstacles, luggage-tracking and wine-buffery
Time to get sorted – in space, with silly names, or on Earth, with to-do lists
Have you thought about what it’s doing to real life?