People want to live inside pieces of San Francisco's old Bay Bridge

It's like some terrible parody of William Gibson's novel Virtual Light, where squatters occupy the trashed remains of the Bay Bridge. A techie wants to "upcycle" part of the decommissioned bridge span into an Airbnb rental. » 2/19/14 4:13pm 2/19/14 4:13pm

William Gibson's Bridge City in "Virtual Light" Could Become Real

San Francisco's Bay Bridge is getting a makeover that will leave a large portion of the old bridge unused, but still standing strong. Now two architects are proposing that the city build a neighborhood on it. » 9/14/09 2:26pm 9/14/09 2:26pm

A Peepshow of the Best Futuristic Vision Systems

Science fiction is terrific at helping you imagine how you'd enhance, hack, and upgrade your own body — especially your eyeballs. Humans have been trying to improve on the sense of sight since 1300, when spectacles were invented. What comes next? Take a look at our list of some of the vision enhancement tools that… » 1/04/08 11:00am 1/04/08 11:00am