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Wednesday, December 16, 2015
One of our favorite technology + culture critics picked five stories for your year-end listening (and relaxing into the idea that we don't REALLY have to care about EVERYTHING) pleasure.
Wednesday, December 09, 2015
Here's why Marina Abramović, one of the world’s most famous performance artists, is making audiences sit in total silence for 30 minutes.
Wednesday, December 02, 2015
Is the zombie apocalypse nigh? Slate's newest Dear Prudence – the one and only Mallory Ortberg – advises listeners on dealing with the most annoying technology users.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
The time is ripe for our step-by-step guide on handling offensive posts on your social media feeds. This works for the Thanksgiving table, too.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Pull out your camera and look at the last picture you've taken. Why did you take it?
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
A small Colorado town discovered that hundreds of students had been taking and sexting nude photographs "like baseball cards," shaking up the parents, police, schools, and football team.
Wednesday, November 04, 2015
Some coincidences seem just a little bit too... coincidental. Author Walter Kirn is on this week to talk about his recent story "If You're Not Paranoid, You're Crazy."
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
A customized, step-by-step guide for dealing with your digital photo clutter. It'll be fun. Mostly.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
We click on things we agree with already. Here are some concrete steps to get out of our comfort zone and expose ourselves to different people, opinions, and voices online.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
If texting someone makes you feel connected, does it matter if there's a real person on the other end?
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
We spend a whole lot of time talking on our phones. But author, professor, and digital-era scholar Sherry Turkle questions whether they're real conversations.
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
Science says you really don't need to worry about carcinogens and WiFi. We sort through all of the research with Only Human's Mary Harris.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
This is a story about an incident that happened to 22-year-old web developer Jacky Alciné, the racist slur that caught him off-guard, and the machines behind it.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
With the latest iOS update, you can start using ad blockers on your phone. But should you?
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Creator of 'Texts From Your Ex' Elan Gale on the impulses behind texting with exes, and publishing the screenshots.
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Price discrimination, or the "Schmo Tax," is how companies like Amazon post different prices depending on a shopper's zip code or online history. Sound fair?
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
A round-up of all the big questions we should be asking as the kids head back to school.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Tips from a professional online profile ghostwriter. Because, of course, that's a thing.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
The future of creativity, the best ways to brainstorm, and the importance of free-association are all to be found through every techie's favorite toy: LEGO.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Sure, baby pictures are cute. But does that mean you should post them before a kid is old enough to give consent? We take a deep dive into the different philosophies out there.