Stop Calling Everything “Fake News”
Journalists are blurring several problems into one—and making it impossible to solve.
Apple’s Aim Is on the Camera MarketTech pundits think the iPhone 7 Plus could kill off high-end DSLRs. Are they right?
The End of All Things ConsideredHow voice-recognition technology will change the way we listen to radio.
The iPhone SE Is a Design ClassicIt’s as simple, functional, and iconic as a Swingline stapler. I love it.
Peter Thiel’s Revenge Campaign Is a Wakeup Call The multibillionaire is spending a fortune to destroy Gawker in court. It will be catastrophic to democracy if he gets away with it.
Apple Destroyed My Will to Collect MusicI once used iTunes to organize albums, bootlegs, demos, and deep cuts—until it made that nearly impossible. Will Apple Music finish the job?
Can Duolingo Crush the TOEFL?The company made language learning fun. Can it break into the stodgy, lucrative market for language testing?
Facebook Isn’t the Social Network AnymoreIt’s losing the intimacy that once addicted us. So it’s becoming something different—and much bigger.
The Fight for the Future of NPRA slow-moving bureaucracy. An antiquated business model. A horde of upstart competitors. Can National Public Radio survive?
Beyond the BoxCable TV boxes are among the peskiest pieces of hardware on the planet. Regulators are finally eyeing the right solution.
The Presidential Campaign Websites Are TerribleExcept for Donald Trump’s—his is fabulous, just terrific.
The Real Problem Behind the Fake NewsFacebook is under fire for spreading falsehoods. But it’s getting away with a bigger lie.
Did This Consumer Product Explode?Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 is part of an exclusive club. Can you identify its members?
Become a PilotIt’s breathtaking. It’s soulful. You won’t take your work home. And aviation desperately needs you.
Why Elon Musk Keeps Promising the ImpossibleIt’s the only way to pull off the extraordinarily improbable—and, just maybe, the only way he can function.
Twitter Is a Flightless BirdIt might never take off like investors expected. But it shouldn’t have to go extinct.
Terrifyingly ConvenientA.I. assistants can give you the news, order you a pizza, and tell you a joke. All you have to do is trust them—completely.
The Go Champion, the Grandmaster, and MeMillions just watched a computer program beat Lee Sedol at the game he dominates. Welcome to the club.
An iPhone Is an Extension of the MindThe FBI isn’t asking to access an uncrackable safe. It wants to compromise the boundaries of the self.