A flowing, connected interior—once a fringe experiment of American architectural modernism—has become ubiquitous, and beloved. But it promises a liberation from housework that remains a fantasy.
Like text and audio, it can be manipulated and interpreted for political ends.
Turning the reassuring line for children into a meme for adults should make everyone uncomfortable.
If you write about your expertise from a place of contempt, maybe you’re not so smart after all.
Apple, Amazon, and Super Micro have all denied the veracity of a report on Chinese hardware hacking. No matter the outcome, the results could inflame an already raw trade relationship for high tech between the U.S. and China.
What should have been a routine, required national test of the Wireless Emergency Alerts system has become a crucible for public distrust.
Musk and Tesla have settled the SEC’s securities-fraud lawsuit. The outcome feels like the end of an era for Musk.
Facebook has identified, and fixed, an exploit that allowed attackers to gain control of user accounts. These failures are so common and so widespread, it’s becoming hard to even notice them.
The SEC’s suit against the Tesla CEO is the latest sign that he can’t separate his company’s performance from his vision for the future.
The company’s new line of voice-automated products, including a wall clock and a microwave, could help it amass an enormous database of consumer behavior.
Apple’s latest designs mark the end of casual, one-handed smartphone use. Instead, the device is meant to occupy more of your attention, more of the time.
Comcast sent me 10 pizzas. This isn’t nice; it’s manipulative.
The encounter between the Infowars host and the Florida senator offers a perfect summary of why life online is so terrible.
Two former athletes were killed playing a supposedly safer, video-game alternative to football.
Google and Facebook are easy scapegoats, but companies have been collecting, selling, and reusing your personal data for decades, and now that the public has finally noticed, it’s too late. The personal-data privacy war is long over, and you lost.
The freedom of adulthood makes parents lose touch with dread, and emptying the nest offers a certain, and sometimes unwelcome, return to it.
Two disasters in Europe are the latest examples of the decline of infrastructure—as an idea as much as a physical thing.
Shared, electric motor scooters are racing to catch up with Bird, Lime, and other kick-scooter brands, as tech companies attempt to reinvent urban mobility. But can these vehicles ever find a place in America?
This is what it really looks like to “change the world.”
The company found, and removed, possible election interference on its platforms. But the government, and the world, is too reliant on the company to protect democracy.
But that doesn’t mean the company is doomed.