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explore 9/11


The technology of the 9/11 Memorial

More than 2 million people have visited the memorial at the site of the September 11 attacks in New York City. Many are using tech to help get the most out of their visits.

By April 19, 2012


How Grand Theft Auto changed video games (and the world)

With "Jacked," veteran video games journalist David Kushner explains how the Grand Theft Auto franchise helped usher in a new generation of games and set the tone for a decade.

By April 17, 2012


Remembering 9/11 via the iPad

The 10th anniversary of 9/11 is this Sunday. An iPad app called 911 Memorial: Past, Present and Future provides an intimate look at the Twin Towers with dozens of videos and hundreds of photos.

By September 9, 2011


Talking tech with Peter Thiel, investor and philanthropist (Q&A)

CNET chats with Peter Thiel, billionaire tech investor and philanthropist, on startups, the state of the tech economy, and what he's interested in now.

By October 3, 2011


9/11 iPhone app examines, and makes, history

A mobile application called Explore 9/11 shows how apps can be used to describe history in previously unimagined ways--without the gimmickry often associated with programs designed for the iPhone and other gadgets.

By September 11, 2010


A scientific formula for popularity on Digg, YouTube

HP has figured out when YouTube and Digg content can become popular using an algorithm that will make you wish you paid attention in math class.

By November 13, 2008


In Shooting War, it's 2011 and John McCain is President...

Anthony Lappe and Dan Goldman's Shooting War is a graphic novel set in the year 2011; John McCain is president and the US is still in a quagmire in Iraq. Is the book a prophecy of years to come? Or merely an interesting look at how Iraq could play out?

By February 11, 2008


Homeland Stupidity: Security policies that place the public at risk

Homeland security officials seem to have adopted a naive and dangerous standard to detect bombs.

By September 25, 2007