Cyrus Nemati

Cyrus Nemati works with the editorial team as Web production manager at the New America Foundation. He’s trying to learn how to Twitter and writes about his voice-acting experience on

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Feb. 6 2014 2:47 PMFacebook is 10. Time for Embarrassing Baby Stories.
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Dec. 20 2013 7:48 AMVirtual Reality Is Ready for Prime TimeThe Oculus Rift headset will change the way we play, work, and learn.
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Aug. 23 2013 9:23 AMThis Tedious Video Game Will Make You Hate Yourself. You Should Play It.
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July 29 2013 1:22 PMIndie Games Grow Up, but Their Fans Don't
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July 1 2013 8:00 AMWhat's Next for U.S. Surveillance?Look to jolly old England!
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Feb. 15 2013 4:20 PMQuest for Vocal GloryHow Kickstarter helped me become a professional video game voice-over actor.
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Feb. 6 2014 10:07 AMHow I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love a Less Private Internet
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Sept. 24 2013 12:13 PMThe Game Company That’s Taking on Microsoft
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Aug. 1 2013 5:38 PMPodcast: A Mystery From the Interstellar Gloom
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July 23 2013 10:51 AMDavid Cameron’s War on Porn: Is He Still Using Netscape and Lycos?
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June 12 2013 10:52 AMDear NSA: You Need Hackers Like Me, but We Don't Need YouThe government doesn’t get the tech-savvy workers it’s recruiting.



More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?

The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

Is It Worth Paying Full Price for the iPhone 6 to Keep Your Unlimited Data Plan? We Crunch the Numbers.

What to Do if You Literally Get a Bug in Your Ear

  News & Politics
Sept. 17 2014 10:36 AM MacArthur Fellow Alison Bechdel Recounts Telling Her Mother About Her Best-Selling Memoir MacArthur Fellow Alison Bechdel recounts telling her mother about her best-selling memoir.
Sept. 16 2014 4:16 PM The iPhone 6 Marks a Fresh Chance for Wireless Carriers to Kill Your Unlimited Data
The Eye
Sept. 16 2014 12:20 PM These Outdoor Cat Shelters Have More Style Than the Average Home
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
Sept. 17 2014 11:06 AM Inside the Exclusive World of Members-Only Clubs
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Sept. 17 2014 11:14 AM How Does That Geometry Problem Make You Feel? Computer tutors that can read students’ emotions.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 17 2014 11:18 AM A Bridge Across the Sky
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.