Technology

The Obama Campaign Helped Create a New Map of Understanding. Here's How Others Can Use It.
September 07, 2013

Where we are and how we are connected to others are fundamental to our understanding of ourselves and the world around us.

Proposal: An EZ-Pass System for Restaurants
Where fine dining meets the Irish goodbye
September 04, 2013

Where fine dining meets the Irish goodbye.

A Film Critic Ponders Baseball's Instant-Replay Cameras
The surveillance state comes to the ballpark
August 25, 2013

With the scale of foul play mounting in every sport, it is apparently time to add a spurious note of fairness: Instant replay has come to Major League Baseball.

Sour Apple?
July 17, 2013

I’ve been on the verge of buying a new Apple Mac Air for a few weeks, but I’m worried about reports of bugs in the computer’s Wi-Fi, which causes it to lose connections.

The Volume-Driven Life
Imagine how much happier you’d be if you could just adjust the sound
July 04, 2013

Imagine how much happier you’d be if you could just adjust the sound.

Sources of Discomfort
National security reporting in the age of leak hunts
June 20, 2013

National security reporting in the age of leak hunts.

Explaining the Global Warming Hiatus
Grappling with climate-change nuance in a toxic political environment
June 18, 2013

Its a climate-change mystery: As global warming has plateaued, scientists are more certain than ever about the long term trend. But where did the heat go?

Future Shlock
Meet the two-world hypothesis and its havoc
May 27, 2013

Meet the Google founder's two-world hypothesis and its havoc.

Immigration Reform's Unwanted Foreigners
How the bill before Congress could ignite a trade war with India
May 24, 2013

Could the bill before Congress ignite a trade war with India?

Julius Genachowski: The Exit Interview
The outgoing FCC boss on net neutrality, political polarization, and free speech
May 23, 2013

In a lengthy conversation, the outgoing FCC boss sounds off on net neutrality, political polarization, and free speech 

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