Bill Barnes

Bill Barnes, Slate's founding program manager, draws and co-writes the daily comic strip Overdue.

Webhead
Aug. 14 2002 5:20 PMDrop That LaptopWhy gearheads aren't buying the latest gadgets.
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July 2 2002 4:12 PMAmerica SecondWhy Toshiba won't sell you the coolest laptop around.
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March 12 2002 7:46 PME-Mail ImpersonatorsHow to identify "spoofed" e-mail.
Webhead
Nov. 8 2001 3:30 PMThe National ID CardIf they build it, will it work?
Webhead
Aug. 23 2000 3:00 AMThe XML-Men Saving the world from evil mutant data! 
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Feb. 11 2000 3:30 AMCaveat MercatorDon't spend a lot of time worrying about online credit card fraud. Unless you're a merchant.
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Sept. 12 1997 3:30 AMHear MeRating the new voice-recognition software.
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Feb. 28 1997 3:30 AMNothing but NetPreserving the Internet, 1 terabyte at a time.
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July 26 2002 11:14 AMTangling the WebHow Web services are changing the Internet.
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May 29 2002 4:32 PMOur Post-Napster FutureWhich music-sharing service is right for you?
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Jan. 17 2002 12:38 PMWhy DSL Still SucksPractical explanations and compelling conspiracy theories.
Webhead
Oct. 25 2001 3:47 PMInvisible ComputingHow to keep your private business private on the Internet.
Shopping
June 16 2000 3:00 AMThe Last Computer Buyers' GuideYou'll never have to ask for advice again.
Articles
Oct. 18 1997 3:30 AMAlas, BabylonHow I'll know when to sell my Microsoft stock.
Books
March 19 1997 3:30 AMValley BoysA computer industry roman à clef.

TODAY IN SLATE

Jurisprudence

Scalia’s Liberal Streak

The conservative justice’s most brilliant—and surprisingly progressive—moments on the bench.

Colorado Is Ground Zero for the Fight Over Female Voters

There’s a Way to Keep Ex-Cons Out of Prison That Pays for Itself. Why Don’t More States Use It?

The NFL Explains How It Sees “the Role of the Female”

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B

Culturebox

Theo’s Joint and Vanessa’s Whiskey

No sitcom did the “Very Special Episode” as well as The Cosby Show.

Television

The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Cliff Huxtable Explains the World: Five Lessons From TV’s Greatest Dad

Why Television Needs a New Cosby Show Right Now

  News & Politics
Weigel
Sept. 18 2014 8:20 PM A Clever Attempt at Explaining Away a Vote Against the Farm Bill
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 18 2014 6:02 PM A Chinese Company Just Announced the Biggest IPO in U.S. History
  Life
The Slate Quiz
Sept. 18 2014 11:44 PM Play the Slate News Quiz With Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
  Double X
Doublex
Sept. 18 2014 8:07 PM Crying Rape False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM “It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2014 4:33 PM The Top 5 Dadsplaining Moments From The Cosby Show
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2014 6:48 PM By 2100 the World's Population Could Be 11 Billion
  Health & Science
Science
Sept. 18 2014 3:35 PM Do People Still Die of Rabies? And how do you know if an animal is rabid?
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.