I really like what The New York Times has been doing with augmented reality lately. What usually feels gimmicky is used as a tool to provide scale and detail and to invite closer observation. In their most recent, the Times got in the Halloween spirit and showed the “monsters that live on you.” You can view it in the browser, but it doesn’t quite compare to seeing a human-sized cockroach sitting your living room.
Bugs that live on you, in AR
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Why I Want to Quit Cable
There are good reasons to cancel cable, but there were a few channels and programs that kept me on. When you look at it in dollars though, it’s hard to justify the value for the cost.
Marrying Later, Staying Single Longer
Using a century of data, we watch the shift of marital status in the United States.
Who Still Smokes?
Two decades out from the first statewide ban on smoking in enclosed workplaces, here’s who still smokes.