Steve Jobs Doesn’t Understand Steve Jobs

He wasn’t just a cold-hearted marketing genius. He was something more eccentric—and troubling.

Oct. 6 2015 6:28 PMMicrohardMicrosoft just became a computer company—and its new laptop looks amazing.
Sept. 23 2015 3:51 PMCan You Spot Your Old PC at One of the World’s Largest Electronic Dumps?How our lack of efficient electronics-disposal options has turned one town into a wasteland.
Sept. 18 2015 12:12 PMThe Best of the First-Person InternetThe Internet prizes the harrowing personal essay. Here are seven worth reading.
Sept. 11 2015 7:34 AMThe First Victim of Sept. 11He was likely the first person killed, but his influence was felt that entire terrible day—online.
Aug. 7 2015 6:00 AMBrunch vs. BuffetCan you tell if someone is an iPhone or Android user from her Yelp searches?
July 8 2015 11:44 AMFacebook’s Piracy ProblemAre plagiarized YouTube videos helping fuel the social network’s astonishing video growth?
June 24 2015 11:20 AMLeft to Our Own DevicesThe man blocking the entrance to the subway so he can check his phone, and what to do about him.
June 15 2015 5:59 PMI Double-Apple Dare YouI tried to wear an Apple Watch without touching my iPhone. It was infuriating.
May 26 2015 6:56 PMSnapchat Isn’t Selling OutIt’s buying in.
May 5 2015 6:16 PMThe Calendar That Checks YouGoogle just bought a fascinating app that promises to change how we manage our time.
April 29 2015 8:37 AMGoogle Is My Co-ParentWhat Slate’s senior tech writer learned in his first four weeks of parenting.
April 23 2015 3:34 PMTab Roulette!Slate’s business and tech writers share what they’re reading, whether they want to or not.
April 14 2015 1:07 PMTwitter for the MassesFor non-tweeters, the social network can feel clubby and confusing. Can its new home page change that?
March 27 2015 3:59 PMMeerkat and Periscope Aren’t Changing the NewsLive-streaming apps make us feel like we’re in the moment. But they don’t make those moments any clearer.
March 26 2015 5:55 PMRoom DisserviceHundreds of the world’s top hotels have vulnerable Wi-Fi routers. Now their guests are at risk.
Oct. 5 2015 6:21 PMJack Is BackTwitter’s new CEO, Jack Dorsey, is self-important, conniving, and has another job. He might be perfect.
Sept. 18 2015 5:39 PMApple News Could Be GreatBut it’s not yet. And it might be fighting a losing battle.
Sept. 14 2015 5:45 AMThe First-Person Industrial ComplexThe Internet prizes the harrowing personal essay. But sometimes telling your story comes with a price.
Aug. 26 2015 12:11 PMSlate Voice: “Space Invaders”Never, ever use two spaces after a period: Listen to Mike Vuolo read Farhad Manjoo’s classic takedown of an enduring typographic sin. 
July 29 2015 5:45 PMBravo, MicrosoftWindows 10 is the first operating system to embrace the future of computing.
June 30 2015 11:21 PMThe iTunes Era Is OverApple Music is here, and you might never buy a song again.
June 22 2015 4:34 PMMoments Are Having a MomentFacebook, Spotify, Google, and Twitter have all seized on the same buzzword. Here’s why.
June 9 2015 1:20 PMCoach SpotifyThe streaming app’s new running feature is the tough, relentlessly optimistic trainer you never had.
May 11 2015 2:06 PMYelp, ReviewedThe online-ratings site is for sale. How does it rate to its suitors?
April 29 2015 12:21 PMBetter Tread Than DeadCan treadmill desks save you and your colleagues from sedentary demise?
April 24 2015 5:47 PMCongress Has a Chance to Fix Its Bad “Internet Crime” LawIt’ll probably blow it.
April 23 2015 3:15 AMNo SweatSometimes a bicycle is too big or too much work. So I tested four motorized alternatives.
March 30 2015 3:47 PM“I’d Rather Not Rewrite All the HTTP Stuff Myself”Fascinating early posts from the founders of eBay, Amazon, Google, and others.
March 26 2015 6:15 PMThe Apps You Can’t KillWhy Apple forces its software on your iPhone and won’t let you delete it.
March 25 2015 7:52 PMSo What if New York Has More Ubers Than Taxis?It’s a conveniently scary statistic for the cab industry, but not much else.