We'll Never Have a Tech Utopia
September 03, 2015 3:42 PM

Technology can't make us into better people. 

How to Escape the Public Internet
August 24, 2015

How services like Slack provide an alternative to the vitriol of the public internet.

Soylent Tastes Better Without the Utopian Rhetoric
August 13, 2015

How technology's rhetoric sometimes overshadows the usefulness of the products themselves. 

The Data-Entry Dystopia
August 05, 2015

Helen Phillips’s novel evokes the menace of mundane work. 

Eat, Pray, Post
August 05, 2015

Why does viral content look the same across the globe? 

Pax Google
June 22, 2015

How your friendly neighborhood search engine took over the world.

Why Won't Twitter Forgive Suey Park?

Twitter activist Suey Park went viral with the #CancelColbert hashtag. And the Internet has never forgiven her for it.

The Joy of Slow Computing
May 19, 2015

Turn on, boot up, drop out.

What the Apple Watch Will Do to Our Social Lives
April 09, 2015

The Apple Watch could free us from our phones, and from other people too.

Sex Before the Internet Was Scary Enough to Be a Horror Film
March 27, 2015

New flick It Follows strips teens of technology so it can kill them with sex.