Snow machines and fleece blankets: inside the ski industry’s battle with climate change

Each snowmaking machine uses around the same energy as a boiler in a family home — but are they the answer to saving our retreating glaciers?

Source: The Guardian
Published: Dec 19, 2019
Length: 16 minutes (4,110 words)

How Designers Engineer Luck Into Video Games

Humans have taken the reins from the gods, and luck has become a design tool capable of changing players’ experiences and expectations.” A look at how game developers strike a balance between luck and fairness.

Source: Nautilus
Published: Jan 12, 2017
Length: 10 minutes (2,671 words)