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Proof that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Had Assimilated? He Spoke Black
May 08, 2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's tweets, with their casual use of black English, demonstrate how assimilated he was. 

Foursquare's Struggle to Remain Relevant
April 30, 2013

At TechCrunch conference, CEO Dennis Crowley says his app is about more than mayorships.

The Delete Squad
April 29, 2013

Right now the rules of what you can—and can't—say on the internet are being rewritten by twenty-something tech executives. Cross your fingers.

Facebooking Through Tragedy
April 17, 2013

When disaster struck nearby, I logged off Twitter for a different kind of news.

Newspapers in a Time of Need
April 16, 2013

Boston's papers shined after Monday's bombing. Then again, so did social media.

The Problem with Tweeting a Revolution
January 31, 2013

Andy Carvin, "the man who tweets revolutions," logged 1,000 tweets a day about the uprisings of the Arab Spring. He says social media helped him understand events better than he would have if he'd been there. His triumphalist online-journalism memoir makes it clear that he missed a lot along the way. 

How Do You Stop Racism on Twitter?
January 31, 2013

France wants to prosecute people who write racist tweets. America prefers a different approach: vigilante justice. Neither one will solve the problem.

Kobe Bryant, the "Black Mamba," Has Shed His Skin But Remains a Snake
January 24, 2013

The new Bryant is as meta as ever—more a concept than a human being.

The Literary Insecurities of Washington, D.C.
January 15, 2013

The Post's list of D.C.'s best books "has the ungainly feel of trying too hard and protesting too much."

Is Christie Abandoning His True Base?
January 11, 2013

His biggest boosters, a coterie of Wall Street conservatives, have lost their love.

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