Future Tense

My Week With a Flip Phone

I missed Google Maps but enjoyed calling people again.

Oct. 30 2014 11:19 AMNetizen Report: Hungarians Reject “Internet Tax” With Protests, Motherboards
Oct. 29 2014 5:59 PMSorry, You Can’t Stream Yourself Playing Video Games Naked on Twitch Anymore
Oct. 29 2014 4:47 PMNo One’s Looking for Dangerous Meteors in the Southern Hemisphere Anymore
Oct. 29 2014 12:44 PMMiddle Schoolers' Dreams of Worms in Space Still Alive Despite Rocket Explosion
Oct. 29 2014 11:00 AMThere Is an Actual Ivy League Class Called “Wasting Time on the Internet,” and I’d Take It
Oct. 29 2014 8:48 AMThis Campaign Wants People to Promise Not to Take Unnecessary Antibiotics
Oct. 29 2014 7:26 AMHow to Fix TwitterOne simple solution would make the social network less toxic.
Oct. 28 2014 4:40 PMThis New, High-Tech Sniper Scope Is Great for Soldiers and Birders
Oct. 28 2014 3:02 PMThe FBI Used Malware and a Fake Seattle Times Article Page to Track a Bomb Threat Suspect
Oct. 28 2014 10:45 AMThe Sky’s the LimitWhy we cheer when birds attack drones.
Oct. 28 2014 8:41 AMConcierge Doomsday PreppersThis Virginia entrepreneur will let you bury a survival bunker on his property—for a fee.
Oct. 27 2014 2:17 PMAn Army of Workers Overseas Suffer the Worst of the Internet So You Don't Have To
Oct. 27 2014 11:41 AMA Horse of a Different ColorWhat robotics law can learn from cyberlaw.
Oct. 24 2014 5:46 PMGoogle Senior VP Jumps From Stratosphere, Beats Red Bull’s Space-Diving Record
Oct. 24 2014 11:10 AMDoes the Internet Sleep? Depends on Where You Are.
Oct. 29 2014 6:14 PMThis New Pomplamoose Video Is a Reminder That the Internet Really Is Awesome
Oct. 29 2014 5:57 PMA Halloween Snowstorm Looks Increasingly Likely for the Eastern U.S.
Oct. 29 2014 1:25 PMA White House Network Reportedly Got Hacked By Russians
Oct. 29 2014 11:41 AMHow to Revive a Language With No Native Speakers
Oct. 29 2014 10:27 AMMobile Carriers Are Officially Out of Control, but Congress Won’t Rein Them In
Oct. 29 2014 8:42 AMWatch the Northern Lights Dance Over Desolate IcelandA Slate exclusive video.
Oct. 28 2014 5:15 PMA Hawaii Town Is About to Be Engulfed by Molten Lava
Oct. 28 2014 3:51 PMGoogle Wants to Monitor Your Body With Nanoparticles. Is That a Good Idea?
Oct. 28 2014 11:57 AMThe Search for the Anti-FacebookWhy rival social networks keep emerging—and keep failing.
Oct. 28 2014 10:26 AMToday’s Google Doodle About Jonas Salk Is Patented. The Polio Vaccine Isn’t.
Oct. 27 2014 5:10 PMSamsung’s Flameless Stovetop Range Now Projects Fake Fire So You Know It’s Hot
Oct. 27 2014 1:13 PMThe Airplanes of the Future Won’t Have Windows. You’ll Be Surrounded by Sky.
Oct. 26 2014 8:45 PMThe Decline of California Agriculture Has BegunPhotos from the changed Central Valley.
Oct. 24 2014 1:55 PMThere Might Be a Way to Securely Reuse Abandoned Email Addresses
Oct. 23 2014 5:53 PMSouth Florida Is Leaving the Rest of the State One Way or Another