An app that matches people based on their offline lives is a great idea—but 2019 is a strange time to have it.
Beard Board offers a rare avenue for constructive aesthetic feedback among men—minus the machismo that often accompanies it.
More and more companies are failing to issue transparency reports to tell consumers how much of their information governments have demanded.
The world’s largest online retailer is diving headfirst into the techlash.
WeWork was supposed to reinvent office life. Unfortunately, it did.
People expect companies to step up because other institutions are failing them, Bob Iger said at The Atlantic Festival.
Google’s knowledge panels contain helpful facts and tidbits. But sometimes they surface bad information, too.
Microchip manufacturers contaminated the groundwater in the 1980s. Almost 40 years later, the cleanup still isn’t complete.
Memes and moments come and go on TikTok, but its fascination with celebrity look-alikes is forever.
The secret sauce of search engines gives tech companies an abundance of plausible deniability.
Influencer culture has normalized charging money for all kinds of intimacy.
It’s time to start calling your friends again.
The popular way to keep warm outdoors owes a debt to World War II–era clothing science. An Object Lesson.
“Digital exhaust” from online life could be transformed into health insights. Should it be?
Before dating apps like Tinder, dates usually resulted from at least some baseline level of shared experience. Facebook wants to turn back the clock.
I investigated the origins of my face wash and stumbled into the peculiar world of private-label products.
It didn’t go well.
The Facebook event may have started in jest, but local officials are bracing for mayhem.
Tomorrow’s wars will be faster, more high-tech, and less human than ever before. Welcome to a new era of machine-driven warfare.
In an area without cellphone reception, I was unable to open the car.
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