A smart service is sacrificed before corporate interests.
One Billion Hearts, Bleeding as One
April 09, 2014
If all the gold is stored at Fort Knox, a thief knows where to go.
Netflix's War on Mass Culture
December 04, 2013
Binge viewing was just the beginning. What you need to know to understand life after the end of mass culture.
Proposal: An EZ-Pass System for Restaurants
September 04, 2013
Where fine dining meets the Irish goodbye.
The Volume-Driven Life
July 04, 2013
Imagine how much happier you’d be if you could just adjust the sound.
The Right to Evade Regulation
June 03, 2013
How big business hijacked the First Amendment.
The Case for Less
April 23, 2013
Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler say that "the future is better than you think" or than we're wired to think. But is it?
Why Does Everyone Think Google Beat the FTC?
January 05, 2013
In the aftermath of the FTC's settlement with Google yesterday, too many reporters fell for the line that Google used some fancy combination of executive charm and lobbying prowess to beat the federal government at its own game. You'd easily believe, from reading what has become the conventional wisdom, that Google managed to avoid any sanctions by meeting with John Kerry or paying off think tanks.
Apple and the Specter of Decline
September 20, 2012
Why Apple's patent war against Samsung and Google could wind up destroying Apple itself.