Somehow Teen Girls Get the Coolest Wearable Out There
Form, function, and user control all come together in a new type of wearable device.
—Brian Bergstein, executive editor
I Forced People to Talk to Me on the Phone for a Week
Temporarily restricting herself to only voice calls, shunning e-mails and texts, a journalist annoys her friends and shines a light on today’s digital etiquette.
—Tom Simonite, San Francisco bureau chief
A Renegade Trawler, Hunted for 10,000 Miles by Vigilantes
This immersive and informative multimedia feature, about a harrowing chase on the high seas, seems destined for a Hollywood movie.
—Kyanna Sutton, senior Web producer
What to Do When Your App Is Racist
A thoughtful analysis of the defunct app SketchFactor and its unintended consequences.
Coding Camps Climb Professional Ranks
The latest craze: going from barista to tech professional in just 10 weeks.
—J. Juniper Friedman, associate Web producer
Here’s how a Twitter engineer says it will break in the coming weeks
One insider says the company’s current staffing isn’t able to sustain the platform.
Technology that lets us “speak” to our dead relatives has arrived. Are we ready?
Digital clones of the people we love could forever change how we grieve.
How to befriend a crow
I watched a bunch of crows on TikTok and now I'm trying to connect with some local birds.
Starlink signals can be reverse-engineered to work like GPS—whether SpaceX likes it or not
Elon said no thanks to using his mega-constellation for navigation. Researchers went ahead anyway.
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