Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales’s new journalism site may be too ambitious for its own good.
For centuries, artificial protective coatings have preserved and protected foods—and made them look more appealing. An Object Lesson.
Reports about the Google co-founder’s dirigible project are a reminder that the romance of pre-aviation futurism is, somehow, still alive.
Different people have different ideas about what it means to sign an email “XOXO,” what you should use Facebook for, and how long you can wait before texting back.
Friends of the deceased person start interacting more after a loss, and stay in touch for years afterward.
The technique uses popular sites as camouflage for banned ones.
Film, television, and literature all tell them better. So why are games still obsessed with narrative?
The president says he doesn't need the “total negativity,” and describes his draw to TV audiences as the biggest “since the World Trade Center came down.”
A field guide to the company's ongoing PR nightmare
As restaurants and meal kits displace home cooking, uneaten food might disappear. An Object Lesson.
The must-visit destinations from early cyberspace are mostly gone now.
When virtual assistants almost pass as human, they only seem more robotic.
It was an advertisement for AT&T in 1994, and people clicked on it like crazy.
The beleaguered company’s failure is a sign of what’s to come for many ad-based websites.
“Somewhere at Google there is a database containing 25 million books and nobody is allowed to read them.”
There’s a reason Mark Zuckerberg’s vision for the social platform looks so familiar.
The cutesy feature could pressure employees into sharing their every move—both on and off the clock.
How technology helps in a humanitarian crisis
Will you pay more for those shoes before 7 p.m.? Would the price tag be different if you lived in the suburbs? Standard prices and simple discounts are giving way to far more exotic strategies, designed to extract every last dollar from the consumer.
… and how it could happen again.
In a letter to shareholders, Jeff Bezos wrote about how the company is making machine-learning tools widely available.