Don’t Limit #Emailgate to EmailsAsk why Hillary Clinton used a private address. But also ask why federal archiving rules are so woefully insufficient.
One-Click CondolencesSocial media expedites the mourning process. But it offers little comfort to the grieving.
Can You Hack It?Everything electronic you own—iPhone to subway card to power strip—can be hacked. So how to defend yourself?
Congratulations, You Found a Photo of My Daughter OnlineAfter I wrote that I never posted anything about my daughter online, I discovered—much to my surprise——that I actually had.
Your Flight’s Delayed!Here are 11 ways—several of which are very sneaky—to get home faster.
Send Letters, Not EmailsWhy it’s so much harder for the government to spy on your snail mail than your email.
You Just Don’t UnderstandSpeech recognition needs to get a lot better before it’s really useful.
We Post Nothing About Our Daughter OnlineNothing. It’s the only way to defend her against facial recognition, Facebook profiling, and corporate data mining.
I Measure Every Single Thing My Child DoesAnd I track it on spreadsheets. Really—every single thing. Even every poop. And it makes me a better parent.
Amen, Canada! The Canadian Supreme Court, unlike the United States’ Supreme Court, understands that sectarian prayer is sectarian.
Stop Vilifying Almonds Yes, they use up a lot of water in drought-afflicted California. But the story gets a lot more complicated from there.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Chad Lorenz talks about running the home page, writing headlines, and his favorite picks from the magazine this week.
Golden Status The Warriors are the best team since Jordan’s Bulls. Why aren’t they respected as such?