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

After a decade out of the spotlight, virtual reality has returned to pop culture — and with a vengeance.

Facebook bet big on the technology earlier this year, purchasing the pioneering company Oculus VR in a $2 billion dollar deal. VR has taken center stage at events like ...


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

This holiday season, the video game industry is looking to reignite sales as two game titans, Sony and Microsoft, launch the next generation of game consoles.

Their target demographic is the group of dedicated players known as hard-core gamers. Dive into the wide world of video game culture on ...


To Attract Millennials, Automakers Look To Smartphones

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Part of a series of stories produced in collaboration with Youth Radio on the changing car culture in America.

In an effort to attract young people to cars, automakers have set up shop in Silicon Valley and are looking to the digital world as a way ...

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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

See if this sounds familiar: You're seated in a movie theater, watching the latest IMAX disaster flick when someone slides their iPhone out of their pocket and starts texting their significant other. The glow from the phone lights up their face like the man in the moon and somehow — ...


Covering Pop Hits On YouTube Is Starting To Pay

Monday, May 13, 2013

The online video sharing site YouTube is this generation's MTV. Artists like Gotye and PSY have found mainstream success after their videos went viral. Yet the number of cover songs — from toddlers singing The Beatles to teens tackling Led Zeppelin — eclipses original work by a long ...