When their calls don’t go through, they don’t blame shoddy service; they believe the spirits of the dead can interfere with their connections.
"Digital gerrymandering" represents a frightening future. Here's how to prevent it.
How GPS Is Being Used to Fight the Asthma Epidemic
April 16, 2014
"The grim reality is that most patients’ asthma in this country is uncontrolled."
Why Do We Say That Our Phones and Computers 'Die'?
April 06, 2014
We treat technology as disposable, yet we ascribe human characteristics to our gadgets.
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===>"
March 31, 2014
Twenty-two-year-old inventor of "This===>" Finds Internet Riches
The misguided freakout over ICANN.
The Brutal Ageism of Tech
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.