Ten years later, smartphones have been fully domesticated.
The limits of the search giant's philosophy
Yes, but it didn’t act alone.
A fake social network might be the only thing your smartphone needs.
Extreme libertarians built blockchain to decentralize government and corporate power. It could consolidate their control instead.
Could decentralizing online life make it more compatible with human life?
The latest cultural trend is a perfect fossil of human life in the immediate present.
A new ad in the brand’s long-running campaign spoils its body-positive track record.
New legislation in Georgia shows ambiguous campus-carry laws might create a greater burden than the guns themselves.
Film, television, and literature all tell them better. So why are games still obsessed with narrative?
Why does a revolutionary gene-editing technology sound like a candy bar?
Every feature of the “Jump In” ad benefits the company—even the act of pulling it from the airwaves.
Instead, it shows how individual and unique things really are.
The metal thimble has a very particular Depression-era provenance.
An edible drone doesn’t need to feed the starving to do its job.
It’s often just a fancy name for a computer program.
The smartphone’s ubiquity has made it boring and oppressive. A new, retro handset opens the door to a different future.
Technology has its own purposes.
Cheap or expensive, mechanical timepieces remind human wearers of their own humility.
The company’s new “spaceship” headquarters shows how its beauty has always been skin deep.