Noah Nelson

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We Sampled The Gastronomic Frontier Of Virtual Reality

Friday, January 29, 2016

Project Nourished uses a variety of tricks to fool the mind into thinking it's eating. The goal: to let us consume our favorite tastes without unwanted extras — like food allergens or just calories.


'Escape Rooms' Challenge Players To Solve Puzzles To Get Out

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

They're part-puzzle, part-team building exercise, part-fantasy — and they have friends paying to get trapped in a room together. They have been popping up in cities around the country.


The Risky Boom In Carefree Social Payment Apps

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Lots of young adults are using apps like Venmo to settle all kinds of debts. As the apps get more popular, they've become targets for scammers and hackers. But that hasn't seemed to scare away users.


'Maker Space' Allows Kids To Innovate, Learn In The Hospital

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

At a children's hospital in Nashville, Tenn., a mobile maker space allows patients to share materials and tools to build new things, while also teaching them about math and science.


Virtual Reality's Next Hurdle: Overcoming 'Sim Sickness'

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Researchers as well as virtual reality hardware and software makers are working to better understand motion sickness caused by some VR technologies.


Backlash To Facebook Buying Virtual Reality Firm Comes Swiftly

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Facebook's purchase of Oculus VR is only a day old, but the founders are already defending themselves against threats of abandonment by game developers.


Hard-Core And Casual Gamers Play In Different Worlds

Friday, November 29, 2013

Among gamers, there's a great schism between the casual players who poke away at their cellphones and hard-core devotees who pound at controllers and keyboards for hours at a time. Ga...


To Attract Millennials, Automakers Look To Smartphones

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Automakers have set up shop in Silicon Valley to tap into the digital world as a way to lure younger drivers. They're looking outside the industry to learn how to make cars an extensi...

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Why Millennials Are Ditching Cars And Redefining Ownership

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

The Internet and file sharing have transformed how young people think about possessing music, art, books — even cars. As the millennial generation questions ownership of nearly everyt...


Please Text And Tweet During This Theater Performance

Friday, June 28, 2013

A play that encourages the audience to keep its phones on, take photos and live-tweet the characters onstage. "All it really did was give me a chance to check my email during the show," contributor Noah Nelson writes.


Covering Pop Hits On YouTube Is Starting To Pay

Monday, May 13, 2013

Now that YouTube runs advertising on videos of cover songs, musicians like Tyler Ward are working with agencies to negotiate higher shares of that revenue.


Austin's Indie Game Scene Boosted By Failure Of Larger Companies

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

On the last day of South by Southwest's Interactive conference, Youth Radio reporter Noah Nelson explores the growing base of independent game developers in Austin.