Anxieties about the effects of screens on human health are hardly new, but the way the public addresses the problems has changed. An Object Lesson.
Climate change is going to revolutionize politics in cities across the world.
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.
Microchip implants are going from tech-geek novelty to genuine health tool—and you might be running out of good reasons to say no.
The Department of Justice has opened a criminal investigation into the Tesla founder, but there’s no precedent for him, or his tweets.
The platform’s return to a chronological timeline won't be enough to recapture its original magic.
Drivers for cannabis companies in California now have to be classified as employees, rather than independent contractors. But has that been a good thing?
Apple’s new watch can screen for heart problems. But doctors are increasingly worried about the dangers of testing healthy people for disease.
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.
The jarring spectacle of an Apple Keynote in 2018
Tricking people out of sensitive information online is far too easy.
A massive new New Yorker profile of Facebook’s CEO reveals exactly as much as he wants you to know.
Should parents monitor or restrict their kids’ use of technology?
The origins of an 18th-century timepiece are part of an American institution even older than its financial system: embellishing facts. An Object Lesson.
Sara Spangelo says she isn’t rebellious by nature. So why did she defy federal regulators?
Twitter’s permanent ban is an important symbolic gesture.
Comcast sent me 10 pizzas. This isn’t nice; it’s manipulative.
The entrepreneur’s reaction to recent media coverage illustrates a common—and dangerous—misconception of reporting practices.
A favorite anecdote about the origins of the vibrator is probably a myth.
The encounter between the Infowars host and the Florida senator offers a perfect summary of why life online is so terrible.
Tackling abuse should be priority number one, many say.
Employees at Google and elsewhere are protesting their bosses’ business decisions. Will that evolve into a more sustained labor movement?