“Steve Jobs” Is a Magnificent Piece of Consumerist Propaganda
October 09, 2015
The Apple chairman as corporate tyrant and consumer saint.
Monetize Your Dissent
September 18, 2015
An attempt to build a more empathic Facebook beyond the click of a button.
When Marisa Mayer became company CEO, she added a mediagenic gloss to this ongoing question of company identity, but the question remains: What is Yahoo?
Is Computer Coding an Art?
September 30, 2014
Coders are 'makers.' But what exactly are they making?
Apple's Watch Is Like a High-Tech Mood Ring
September 09, 2014
And the scariest part is your emotions may be up for sale.
14 Worst Case Scenarios Involving Google's Growing Robot Army
February 16, 2014
Assessing Google's drones, thermostats, mechanical cheetahs and more.
June 20, 2013
To write fiction about "the Internet" risks making it seem monolithic. But that doesn't mean that novelists can ignore it.
The Problem with Tweeting a Revolution
January 31, 2013
Andy Carvin, "the man who tweets revolutions," logged 1,000 tweets a day about the uprisings of the Arab Spring. He says social media helped him understand events better than he would have if he'd been there. His triumphalist online-journalism memoir makes it clear that he missed a lot along the way.