Technology

Art.sy and the Myth of the Online Art Market
October 22, 2012

Art.sy's real business is brokering online sales between galleries and collectors. Will it work?

An App to Make Campaign Workers Act Normal
October 15, 2012

Want to encourage campaign workers to eat dinner and breathe? There's an app for that.

Dinosaur Makeover: Can Research Triangle Park Pull Itself Out of the 1950s?
October 12, 2012

North Carolina's Research Triangle Park was a cutting edge workplace, in the 1950s. Now, people don't even want to show up for work. Can it be fixed?

YouTube Unblocks Incendiary Video—But Temporary Censorship Is Still Censorship
October 05, 2012

Google quietly unblocked the Innocence of Muslims video in Egypt and Libya. But that doesn't erase the decision to censor in the first place.

The Internet: Now Just Another Special Interest
October 02, 2012

The Internet Association says it's just got consumers' interests at heart. That's ridiculous.

The Five Types of Amazon Critic
October 01, 2012

How to pan the great works of literature on Amazon? Meet the five varieties of one-star amateur reviewer:

Why Little Screens Are Good For Cities
September 27, 2012

The iPad may be bad news for office supply stores, but it's helping out cities they inhabit.

How the Tech Industry Lost an Ally on Immigration
September 24, 2012

The tech industry desperately wants more high-skilled immigrants, but pro-immigration activists--feeling "dissed" over the years--aren't helping.

The Me Meme: How Social Media Works—And Doesn’t
September 24, 2012

Have social media networks ever really been the arbiters of change we think they are?

Unhappy Valley: A Startup Party's Tinge of Gloom
September 21, 2012

Tech startups are as hot as ever in Silicon Valley, but at a conference in San Francisco, there are hints of hard times ahead.

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