In Retail’s Shift to Online, The Winner is… Pinball?

Stern Pinball is seeing sales surge as it provides sophisticated new machines for an arcade business renaissance. Meanwhile, new technology is keeping old machines running in New York […]

How TV-B-Gone’s Mitch Altman Created the ArduTouch Music Synthesizer

An Arduino-compatible musical instrument that can teach digital signal processing […]

IEEE Spectrum’s 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Ideas for all ages and every wallet […]

Building a Time Machine for Radio

The Radio Spectrum Archive will let you listen to old broadcasts as if they were live […]

Foldscope: A Paper Microscope You Can Attach to Your Smartphone

Origami-inspired microscopes cheap enough for every student […]

A Techie’s Tour of New York City

Here are some NYC attractions that you won’t find in the guidebooks […]

Paul Allen Remembered

The Microsoft cofounder was a different kind of tech billionaire […]

3D Print Real Tools, Not Toys

Register to receive two free Markforged sample parts—one printed with standard thermoplastic, and one reinforced with continuous carbon fiber. […]

This Artist Made a Radio Out of a Kitchen Sink

Amanda Dawn Christie’s work commemorates the fading glory of shortwave radio […]

With the “Dead Bug” Method, Hobbyists Can Break Through the High-Frequency Barrier

A revived technique lets you make microwave and high-speed digital circuits without a traditional printed circuit board […]