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.


Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case

The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race

How Facebook’s New Feature Could Come in Handy During a Disaster

The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented

Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada

View From Chicago

You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney

Or at least trade it for something.

Space: The Next Generation

An All-Female Mission to Mars

As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.

Terrorism, Immigration, and Ebola Are Combining Into a Supercluster of Anxiety

The Legal Loophole That Allows Microsoft to Seize Assets and Shut Down Companies

  News & Politics
Oct. 19 2014 1:05 PM Dawn Patrol Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s critically important 5 a.m. wake-up call on voting rights.
Business Insider
Oct. 19 2014 11:40 AM Pot-Infused Halloween Candy Is a Worry in Colorado
Oct. 17 2014 5:26 PM Judge Begrudgingly Strikes Down Wyoming’s Gay Marriage Ban
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 17 2014 4:23 PM A Former FBI Agent On Why It’s So Hard to Prosecute Gamergate Trolls
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 20 2014 7:15 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
Brow Beat
Oct. 20 2014 8:32 AM Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy—and a Mess. Can the Movies Fix It?
Future Tense
Oct. 17 2014 6:05 PM There Is No Better Use For Drones Than Star Wars Reenactments
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 20 2014 7:00 AM Gallery: The Red Planet and the Comet
Sports Nut
Oct. 16 2014 2:03 PM Oh What a Relief It Is How the rise of the bullpen has changed baseball.