Best of CH 2019: Link About It

Scientific breakthroughs, surprising design collaborations and beyond

As we publish our own original articles throughout the year, we also share insightful stories and videos from publications we respect. Crucial for our growth as writers, these pieces inform us as readers, listeners and learners. From the inspiring and interesting to the challenging and counterpointing, we promote these stories in our ever-growing Link About It section. There, they spotlight significant changes in our world, …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Kenny and Warren G take to the stage, robots begin their takeover in Japan and more in this week's look at the web

1. A Bionic Eye Restores a Man’s Vision Minnesota native Allen Zderad has regained his vision almost 20 years—after he was diagnosed with an untreatable degenerative eye disease—10 years of which he spent nearly blind. The 68-year-old underwent a clinical trial of “Second Sight,” a new technology that bypasses the damaged retina by sending light waves directly to the optic nerve. Though the resulting vision …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

An iPhone-controlled Batmobile, the Sun's strange behavior, mesmerizing GIFs and more in our weekly look at the web

1. Peter Kogler’s Mind-Bending Spaces Now on display at the Zagreb Museum of Contemporary Art, artist Peter Kogler’s interactive and innovative spacial pieces are truly mind-bending. Kogler’s curiosity into computer-generated media allowed the Austrian artist to break through the physical limitations of traditional art, making it possible to bring the virtual world straight to gallery-goers. Stepping into one of his pieces seems like standing on …