Aaron Mak
Aaron Mak

Aaron Mak writes about technology for Slate. Follow him on Twitter.

Science
June 16 2018 9:00 AMWhy a Woman Is Suing NASA to Keep a Vial of “Moon Dust”She says she got the vial from Neil Armstrong when she was 10.
Users
June 15 2018 12:43 PMA Star Clarinet Player Got Offered His Dream Scholarship. His Girlfriend Hijacked His Email and Turned It Down.
Future Tense
June 14 2018 12:12 PMSteve Bannon’s New Master Plan For “Disruptive Populism” Is Comically On Brand
Users
June 13 2018 2:23 PMYour Twitter Timeline Is About to Change. (Don’t Panic: It’s a Good Idea.)
Future Tense
June 12 2018 12:25 PMWhy the Gift Bags at the North Korea Summit Could Pose a Cybersecurity Threat
Future Tense
June 8 2018 1:35 PMHow Did Investigators Read James Wolfe’s Signal Messages?
The Industry
June 6 2018 1:56 PMA Somber Elon Musk Kept His Job at Tesla’s Shareholder Meeting
The Industry
June 5 2018 4:22 PMUber CEO Urges Employees to Say They “Have the D” in Meetings
Future Tense
June 4 2018 12:34 PMFacebook Reportedly Shared Data From Users and Their Friends With Device Manufacturers
The Industry
May 31 2018 5:37 PMGoogle’s Self-Driving Car Project Is Buying a Lot of Minivans, Launching a Ride-Hailing Service
The Industry
May 30 2018 4:51 PMTwitter Is Removing Accounts of Users Who Were Younger Than 13 When They Joined
Future Tense
May 29 2018 2:40 PMVermont and California Taking Steps to Regulate Data Collection
The Industry
May 23 2018 12:56 PMUber Shuts Down Self-Driving Car Testing in Arizona
Future Tense
May 22 2018 4:39 PMThe EU’s Interrogation of Mark Zuckerberg Was a Waste of Everyone’s Time
Users
May 22 2018 11:56 AMInstagram’s New Mute Button Means You Can Ignore People Without Them Knowing
The Slatest
June 15 2018 7:20 PMIt Shouldn’t Have Taken a Lawsuit to Find Out Harvard Was Biased Against Asian Americans
Users
June 15 2018 5:52 AMHow to Watch the World Cup Online If You Don’t Have Cable
Future Tense
June 14 2018 8:09 AMWhen School Registration Software Fails at the Worst Possible TimeParents get angry.
The Industry
June 12 2018 4:50 PMAT&T Wins Approval to Buy Time Warner in Deal That Could Transform Media and Cable
Future Tense
June 11 2018 11:21 AMCryptocurrencies Plunged by Billions of Dollars Because a Minor Exchange Got Hacked
Users
June 7 2018 1:14 PMConan O’Brien Is Here to Help Apple Cure Your iPhone Addiction
Science
June 6 2018 7:30 AMHow Gross Is a Used Hotel Mattress?Pretty gross.
Users
June 5 2018 3:15 PMHow Did the FBI Access Paul Manafort’s Encrypted Messages?
Users
June 1 2018 12:06 PMKanye Made Us Download Third-Rate Apps to Listen to His First-Rate Music
Users
May 31 2018 11:01 AMDrunk YouTuber Banned From Disney World After Fake Shooting “Experiment”
The Industry
May 30 2018 1:53 PMFacebook Thought an Ad From Bush’s Baked Beans Was “Political” and Removed It
Future Tense
May 24 2018 6:16 PMReport: Justice Department is Investigating Bitcoin Price Manipulation
Future Tense
May 23 2018 12:15 PMChinese Police Are Using Facial Recognition Tech to Catch Fugitives at Concerts
Future Tense
May 22 2018 1:40 PMWhat Is GDPR and How Will It Affect You?
Future Tense
May 21 2018 2:22 PMProgressive Groups Launch Ad Campaign to Break Up Facebook

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