Charged: The Smartest Home

A look at the future of intelligent home tech by way of five standout devices currently available

In recent years, the ways in which we as culture interact with technology has shifted. Much in the same way the iPhone completely changed how cell phones, cameras and music players are considered, devices like thermostats that learn how warm you like it when you get home from work and autonomous vacuums that wake up when you fall asleep have emerged that hint at a …

2014’s Good Food Award Winners

A Twitter-shaped short story, Google's new Nest, Four Tet's "Thriller" and more in our weekly look at the web

Across pickles and preserves, cheese, chocolate and even beer, the Good Food organization has announced their winners for 2014. Good Food focuses on responsible production, environmental attention, superior quality and taste, and was created by farmers, independent grocers and food journalists. This is their fourth year hosting the awards in San Francisco, and everything from the charcuterie from Nebraska’s The French Bulldog to Tandem Coffee …

Bitcoin ATM

A Twitter-shaped short story, Google's new Nest, Four Tet's "Thriller" and more in our weekly look at the web

The controversial digital currency bitcoin continues to make its way out of cyberspace and into the “real” world. This past December, NYC’s Hester Street Fair holiday market was the first of its kind to accept bitcoins as a valid form of payment; now, prepare for the first bitcoin ATM to hit New York City, which is set for installation in an East Village bubble tea …