Un estudiante universitario mexicoamericano ha desarrollado un videojuego que simula la experiencia de cruzar la frontera por el estado de Texas. El joven de 23 años espera que su creación virtual pueda ayudar a combatir el discurso anti-migratorio del presidente estadounidense Donald Trump.
A Mexican-American college student in Lamar, TX, has created a video game that vividly imagines what it’s like to cross the Texas/Mexico border—and, he hopes, cuts through all the noise of Donald Trump’s anti-immigration rhetoric.
It’s been a hectic time for everyone involved in this year's South by Southwest festival in Austin.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who currently has the misfortune of being President Trump's deputy White House press secretary, spent the weekend trying to explain why the president of the United States woke up on Saturday morning and tweeted insane and unsubstantiated shit about being wire tapped by former President Obama.
Is she then virtual? No, her extended
nature encompasses both domains.
Some pictures may not be really intended;
still, her networking mastery's plain.
On Saturday evening in New York, scores of immigrants and refugees remained detained at JFK airport following Trump’s travel ban. Lawyers huddled on terminal 4’s floor, punching out habeas corpus petitions. The New York Taxi Workers Alliance, an advocacy organization representing a coalition of independent…
Over the last day, many opponents of President Trump's executive order banning people from seven predominately-Muslim countries from entering the U.S. have decided to #DeleteUber.
What could be better than Hidden Figures, an inspiring feel-good story about how three black women mathematicians working for NASA overcame segregation and racism to help put a man in space? How about seeing the film in a theater full of girls of color who are coders, engineers, and mathematicians in the making?
For some people with disabilities, calling 911 in an emergency and communicating with the person on the other end of the phone is nearly impossible, but being able to access emergency services by text would change that for many people. Take for instance two plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed by Disability Rights New York…
Last fall, a Chicago native named Joel Cervantes stopped his car to snap a photograph of an elderly man shuffling down the sidewalk with his popsicle cart. Apparently so moved by the frail 89-year-old, later known to much of the internet as “Fidencio the paleta man,” and his inability to gracefully retire, Cervantes…
President-elect Donald Trump spent most of Wednesday telling anyone willing to uncritically repeat what he says that he had singlehandedly brokered a deal with wireless carrier Sprint and OneWeb, a global satellite communications company, that would bring 8,000 jobs back to the U.S.
Look, I know President-elect Donald Trump isn't exactly the most, uh, eloquent public speaker, but even by his logorrhea-fueled standards, this is a mess.
The consensus is that it's been a rough year. We were white-knuckled as we rode through the roller coaster election cycle, losing Prince and David Bowie, witnessing escalating events in Standing Rock and a summer of bloody violence. Even the Olympic Games were odd, with sexism and lies. But at Fusion—where the mission…
Even as their bosses gather round the table with President-elect Donald Trump, a growing movement of tech professionals is pledging never to help him achieve some of his more sinister aims.
A few years ago, the software start-up GitHub faced an uncomfortable truth: It could be a pretty unpleasant place.
If you were asked to imagine a flasher, you’d probably think of a cartoonish looking man in a trenchcoat, running shoes, and white crew socks. You might imagine him appearing suddenly in a parking lot, library or subway station. But that’s not what a flasher looks like now. In 2016, a flasher still attacks you in a…
Once data scientists invoked the threat of Russian hackers, it took less than a week for the vote audit in Wisconsin to be crowdfunded and Clinton-endorsed. The recount and the paranoid atmosphere it supports have been referred to as a “slanderous” attack on our voting system, a distraction from the countermoves good…