Technology

What Amazon Knows—and You Don't—About the Future of Video Games
Five charts that explain why the industry is worth a fortune
August 26, 2014

Amazon spent a million bucks on Twitch. These charts prove it was worth it. 

Highway to Hell
Michael Kelly's Grisly Depiction of Post-Battle Carnage in the Gulf War
August 26, 2014

"The finest foreign coverage The New Republic ever ran."

The Home of the Future Is Here, And It's Pretty Stupid
Do you really need to tweet from your refrigerator?
August 19, 2014

Do you really need to tweet from your refrigerator? 

Russia Had a Really Good Reason For Its Gecko Orgy in Space
August 01, 2014

Russian scientists hoping to observe geckos mating in orbit are engaged in serious research, as ridiculous as it might sound.

The Most Absurd Job Titles in America
"Digital Prophet" isn't even the worst one.
July 25, 2014

Retail Jedi? These are pretty cringeworthy.

This Dinner Party Explains How Engineers And Lobbyists See The World Differently
POLITICO’s Mike Allen sheds light on the evolving relationship between the valley and the swamp
July 21, 2014

POLITICO’s Mike Allen sheds light on the evolving relationship between the valley and the swamp.

How Using Emoji Makes Us Less Emotional
And what linguists say it means if your smiley face has a nose
July 07, 2014

And what linguists say it means if your smiley face has a nose.

New Technology Doesn't Make Us All Richer
We need policies that realign growth and equality
July 06, 2014

We need policies that realign growth and equality.

A Peek Inside the Non-Profit Consortium That Makes Emoji Possible
Behind every smiling face is a quite dull company
June 27, 2014

You can thank these folks for the dancing lady in red and dozens of little smiley faces.

The Supreme Court Thinks You're Better Off Paying $150/Month for Cable
The depressing takeaway of the Aereo decision
June 25, 2014

A smart service is sacrificed before corporate interests.

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