Modelling the Real World: How to Avoid an Implicit Schema

Monday, April 25, 2016
Alex Byrnes
Schemaless databases mean we are free to choose where to validate data against a schema and where to bind the data to something understandable like a programming language, external schema, or user interface. Where we choose write this schema shouldn't be nowhere, or spread throughout a large codebase, or at the last moment before the — shudder — noncomputer world weighs in.

VR for All

Friday, March 11, 2016
Julia Beizer
News organizations across the globe are excited by immersive technologies like VR, AR and 360-video and their limitless potential for storytelling. At The Post, we’ve done a bunch of experiments with these formats over the years, but when we set out to build a custom virtual-reality experience on privatized space flight to Mars, we found ourselves wanting more.