Every form of communication deserves an etiquette manual, if only so we can treat our fellows better, even in 140-character bites.
Computer code may not be gobbledygook, but that doesn’t make it art. A survey of the field of programming-cum-poetry to find the ghost (of Hamlet’s father) in the machine.
Now that Congress has approved domestic wire-tapping, no one can prevent the U.S. from becoming a surveillance state. No one, that is, except for email@example.com.
America weathered Y2K, Viagra junk mails, and Web 2.0. But will it survive the next technological crisis threatening civilization?
Emails have about as much room for nuance as Post-It notes, and less staying power. But sometimes they’re pure poetry.
The internet: There sure is a lot of stuff on it. In the course of a year of browsing, we’ve discovered some favorites that deserve some sort of award—in fact, this sort of award. Presenting the 2008 Eddys.
There is a distinct possibility that, within our lifetimes, robots will be everywhere—taking out the trash, day-tripping to Mars, winning the Nobel prize. During the past month, news about robots was frequently amazing and sometimes terrifying.
Assume all human life within an apartment suddenly and inexplicably vanishes, said human life consisting entirely of me. What happens next?
For music listeners of every era, our audio formats define us—until we grow up and upgrade. Remembering the sweet squeak of cassettes.
Facebook is old news for the sub-30 set, but plenty of their elders are tuning in, logging on, and tossing cows.
In a world that revolves around email addresses and instant messages, much human interaction comes in bits and bytes. We spent a day keeping track of our keystrokes around the globe.
When writing for online magazines, crime doesn’t always pay—but it can earn you a fashionable T-shirt. Investigating the current era of crime fiction on the web and the magazines that are making new voices heard.