Even a fake history of blogging—going back to the Old Internet, when HTML templates were so raw—offers insight into how we reached today’s web and survived comments.
Over the past decade, social media has made us all big communicators, but we’re giving off more noise than signals. An argument for the handwritten note.
The Heartbleed Bug exposed a well-known secret: Passwords suck. But that’s really nothing new—just ask the Romans. Explaining the password’s past and future.
Sumptuous, extremely close-up paintings of hair gel, body wash, and other beauty products, using 5-hour Energy powder, Viagra, and MDMA to create pigments along the way.
The power of architecture, the architecture of power—it’s all one and the same (and occasionally beautiful) in the business of high-tech.
An artist observes her own process of making art, from daily encounters with her computer to personal reflections on how life itself unfolds.
Sometimes a love scene calls for [WHIMPERS], sometimes it needs [YELPS], but knowing which one to use makes all the difference. The secret life of a professional closed captioner.
We all have doppelgängers, but that doesn’t mean we can’t be friends with them. One Jennifer Berman reaches out to other Jennifer Bermans.
Ever since my dad got an iPad last year, he sees it fit to multitask: Read an article, and text me about it.
YouTube tutorials are the classrooms of the 21st century. Are they enough to make you a better person?
At the dawn of 2014, we anticipate what will happen in our new year. This is what will happen.
We gathered writers and thinkers to consider everything that happened over the past 12 months and asked them: What were the most important events of 2013—and what were the least?