Meme accounts are big business now—and plenty of people are eager to get in on the action.
An environmental philosopher reflects on his experience enduring Hurricane Harvey, and what it teaches cities and their citizens about living with global warming.
When it costs as much to retail 200,000 things as one thing, the world gets a little odd.
Two disasters in Europe are the latest examples of the decline of infrastructure—as an idea as much as a physical thing.
The essential value of the internet is conversation, not content—and journalists need to embrace it.
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?
Twitter’s Jack Dorsey is protecting Alex Jones’s publishing power in the name of “what serves the public conversation best.” His reasoning is absurd.
Facing a project with no room for mistakes, companies are striving to ensure the technology is up to the task.
For the past 13 years, I’ve given the platform my photos, my videos, my likes, and untold hours of my time. Sifting through it all was amusing and surprising—and weirdly sad.
Tesla’s billionaire CEO is revealing exactly what the social platform is truly optimized for—the amplification of powerful voices.
The inconsistent embargo on Infowars demonstrates the breadth of tools tech companies have to police speech.
The culture wars are coming for the best utopian project of the early internet. Can it survive the informational anarchy that’s disrupted the rest of media?
Employee emails contain valuable insights into company morale—and might even serve as an early-warning system for uncovering malfeasance.
Since the 1960s, the reference book has cataloged how people actually use language, not how they should. That might be changing. An Object Lesson.
Filming bystander footage can help protect human rights.
This is what it really looks like to “change the world.”
The cash-strapped city of Stockton is hoping so, courting millions of dollars from private investors to solve a whole host of social problems.
The agency’s culture of optimism is essential for launching people and robots into space. But it can lead to problems with budgets and deadlines.
Everyone is racing to build a killer meme-making tool.
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.
More teenagers are getting their information from so-called flop accounts.
But that doesn’t mean the company is doomed.