The Brutal Ageism of Tech
March 23, 2014
A behind-the-scenes report from the most ageist place in America: Silicon Valley.
A Small But Auspicious Gun Control Victory: Facebook Is Cracking Down on Illegal Gun Sales
March 05, 2014
Facebook is cracking down on illegal gun sales through the social network. It's a small step, but shows where the gun control movement is heading.
NFL Fans Are Crazy, Say Facebook Scientists
January 30, 2014
After kickoff, fans start acting anxious and depressed for two to three straight hours
Popular Culture Has Soured on Silicon Valley's Hotshots
September 08, 2013
Are tech entrepreneurs replacing Wall Streeters as the rich bad guys in the popular imagination? It’s starting to seem that way, at least in the media.
From the Stacks: “My Life With R.H. Macy”
August 08, 2013
Shirley Jackson died 48 years ago today. In her honor, her sharp-witted reflection on working retail, as originally published in The New Republic.
Facebook Isn't the Key to Catching Terrorists
July 30, 2013
The Associated Press reported Tuesday that U.N.
The Tyranny of Facebook 'Like' Button Stories
June 17, 2013
Is there a more annoying type of article than the kind that laments the Facebook "like"?
Big Data Is Not Our Master
June 11, 2013
Humans create technology. Humans can control it.
Julius Genachowski: The Exit Interview
May 23, 2013
In a lengthy conversation, the outgoing FCC boss sounds off on net neutrality, political polarization, and free speech
FWD.us is playing a familiar game to get immigration reform passed.