Technology

Podcasts: The Last Refuge of the C-List Celebrity (and Bret Easton Ellis)
April 06, 2014

Ellis’s show, like many others, can feel like a hall of mirrors reflecting the chatty state of pop-culture today.

HBO's 'Silicon Valley' Is a Cynical Show with a Gooey Center
April 04, 2014

Mike Judge's films and shows are comedic versions of “love the sinner, hate the sin,” and “Silicon Valley” is no different. 

The Savvy Tech Innovator Who Invented "This===>"
22-year-old entrepreneur finds internet riches
March 31, 2014

Twenty-two-year-old inventor of "This===>" Finds Internet Riches

No, Barack Obama Isn't Handing Control of the Internet Over to China
The misguided freakout over ICANN
March 24, 2014

The misguided freakout over ICANN.

The Brutal Ageism of Tech
Years of experience, plenty of talent, completely obsolete

March 23, 2014

A behind-the-scenes report from the most ageist place in America: Silicon Valley.

The U.S. Is About To Relinquish Control of the Internet's Address Book. That's a Big Deal.
March 15, 2014

The last year has been ugly, but the U.S. has been a basically good steward of the Internet. What follows may not be so good.

If Your Eyes Are Exhausted, It Might Be the English Language’s Fault
March 07, 2014

You don't read Shakespeare in a straight line, and other lessons from eye-tracking research

14 Worst Case Scenarios Involving Google's Growing Robot Army
A threat assessment
February 16, 2014

Assessing Google's drones, thermostats, mechanical cheetahs and more.

Can This Smartphone App Stop Cyberbullying?
February 05, 2014

For all the attention that has been paid to cyberbullying in recent years, no one has come up with a good solution to it. The world of text messages and social media is, to a great extent, unpoliced, giving cyberbullies a feeling of impunity.

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