Spreading knowledge: Biologist Hashem Al-Ghaili explains the world of science on Facebook. Spreading the internet: The first private households are going online in Cuba. And on Exit: hardware going soft in fast motion.
There is still no wireless internet in Cuba. This has not stopped the head of state, Miguel Diaz-Canel, from taking to the digital world with his Twitter account. But his online propaganda is not going unchallenged.
Google has announced it will be winding down its little-used Plus social network. The tech giant has also admitted that a bug in its social network may have exposed the personal data of some 500,000 users.
Google, Facebook, the internet: you would think surveillance has never been as easy. Not true. In communist East Germany, almost everyone spied on everyone else, as Wolfgang Hilbig describes in his espionage novel.
The long-awaited biopic about the band Queen is finally here. Lead singer Freddie Mercury is played by Hollywood star Rami Malek. He gives a brilliant performance that’s already generating Oscars buzz.
Inger-Maria Mahlke's novel about Tenerife, as both a place of longing and a microcosm, has won the German Book Prize 2018. It's a journey through time and space, through the personal and the political.
Newcomer bands from around the world test their mettle at the Wacken Open Air's Metal Battle. Sweden’s Chugger won over the jury with more than just their terrifying outfits.
Visual art is probably something you don't typically associate with people who are visually impaired. But South Korean sculpturer Goh Hong-seok might defy your expectations. The legally blind artist makes enormous and complex installations with a material that might also blow your mind. Reporter Jason Strother met Goh at his studio just outside Seoul.
It's not all just fun and games when it comes to gaming. The Victoria & Albert Museum explores the transformative power of digital games in its latest exhibition, "Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt."
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