A Rice University professor's recent breakthrough may mean that a science fictional scenario is within reach.
Academy Award winner Brandon Oldenburg discusses conceptualizing War Remains, an interactive virtual reality experience.
’Wall Street Journal’ reporter Russell Gold’s new book, ’Superpower,’ crafts an engaging narrative of one man’s quest to modernize the American energy business.
More than 100 of the company's 400 cars in Chicago were stolen via its own app.
The new rule uses geofencing technology to force vehicles on the college campus to slow down.
The scooters were removed almost as quickly as the company dumped them on the city.
At the Texas Inventors' Association, you'll find plans for the contraptions and gadgets of your dreams. Just don't tell anyone your idea.
Step into the city's social scene with Chris Cates and Jose Gutierrez, the influencers behind 'When Where What Austin.'
It would have been great for tech workers, but a disaster for infrastructure, equality, and the identities of Austin and Dallas.
The Dallas executive is trying to make sure the 139-year-old company sticks around for another 139 years.
On our latest podcast, a conversation about chemistry and cancer with the UT-Austin assistant professor recently honored with a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship.
This fall, Roy Orbison is back on tour. Sort of. Here's how the Vernon native returned to the stage nearly three decades after his death.
Dr. Michael Stuart died in 2015. On Twitter, he’s an active commenter on politics. What’s going on?
It looks like Texas could get HQ2. One of the cities welcomes the opportunity. The other? Not so much.
The beleaguered Infowars boss has been pulled from the two largest media platforms in the world. Now what?
How a chance encounter on a flight to Dallas turned into an internet sensation, and why it shouldn’t happen again.
As with Tupac and Michael Jackson before him, death won’t stop the Vernon native from performing live.
On our latest podcast, Andy Langer speaks with author Bill Kilday about the evolution of mapping technology.
The show, playing in Dallas May 24 through 26, explores how people communicate with emergent technologies.
The pilot program offers a look at how autonomous cars are likely to roll out across North Texas.
In the podcast, narrated by ProPublica’s Ginger Thompson, survivors and DEA agents explain living in a town controlled by drug traffickers.
When technology is developed by biased sources, it disproportionately harms immigrant communities.
The viral sensation, who explained British accents in 2016, is fixin’ to help an international audience understand Texas English.
Today’s wildcatters find rich veins of opportunity in everything from tortillas to interplanetary travel. Meet the dreamers and risk-takers shaping our future.
As an eighteen-year-old immigrant to the U.S., Franklin Chang Díaz dreamed of becoming an astronaut. Now, decades after tying the record for most spaceflights, he might be the best bet to get us to Mars.
When the early Texas rancher Charles Goodnight invented the chuck wagon, in 1866, he didn’t just presage today’s food trucks; he solved an immediate problem, which was how to keep cowboys on the remote parts of the range well-fed. During the rough-and-tumble frontier days, Texas demanded such…
The first time I heard about Bumble, I was complaining about dating apps, a favorite pastime of those of us consigned to them. This was December 2015, and I’d spent four months swiping right (but mostly left) on Tinder. It had yielded three good dates, one of which turned…
A new partnership with Penguin Random House turns classic Texas Monthly stories into audio versions.
Irish bookie Paddy Power gives Austin a 3:1 shot at landing the prized headquarters. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves.
The FBI wants the tech company to help them access information on Devin Kelley’s locked device.
After the Sutherland Springs tragedy, he looked at his phone and saw strangers wishing he would die. But they had the wrong Devin.
The billionaire explains his campaign platform. If he runs, that is.
John Bateman died in 1996. So how is he tweeting every single day?
Amazon has asked for tax breaks and public subsidies, but Texas cities are refusing to make their proposals public.
Social media managers had to handle unprecedented social media activity during the storm.
Just another day for the junior senator.
Leaders of the Alamo City took it out of the running for the online retail giant’s HQ2.
The case against Amazon.
Texas-affiliated dating apps spoke out against white supremacists by barring them from their services.
The technology is coming with a lot of questions.
How Austin's city government dictated the rise and subsequent fall of RideAustin.
A heart surgeon leads his city to the forefront of medical innovation.
Both Texas senators voted last week to eliminate some federal internet privacy regulations.
The UT Austin president and the director of innovation have a clear desire for a startup focused campus, but implementation is complicated.
The CEO of Bumble on expanding from dating apps to business connections.
The executive director of Planned Parenthood and daughter of former governor Ann Richards talks with 'Texas Monthly' at SXSW.
The Texas billionaire used his SXSW keynote speech to dish on the president and offer advice to young entrepreneurs.
From Planned Parenthood's CEO to former VP Joe Biden, here are some of our most anticipated SXSW interactive sessions.
John Goodenough’s new battery could change cars, phones, and more.