Dan Gillmor

Dan Gillmor teaches digital media literacy at Arizona State University. He is the author of Mediactive.

Future Tense
Oct. 16 2014 3:32 PMWhose Device Is It Anyway?Samsung and Sprint won’t let me install a privacy-enhancing operating system on my smartphone.
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Sept. 18 2014 5:03 PMBono, Apple Creating "Irresistible" Music Format. Prepare to Buy the White Album Again.
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April 25 2014 9:01 AMWelcome to the Indie Web Movement
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Nov. 22 2013 3:13 PMTech Companies Help Make NSA Surveillance Possible—and They Can Help Stop It, Too
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Sept. 20 2013 1:42 PMWhat's the Best Way to Tell Your Mother and Your Bosses Why They Should Protest Surveillance?
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May 15 2013 5:42 PMHow Journalists Can Protect Themselves From the U.S. Government
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Oct. 1 2014 4:44 PMLaw Enforcement Has Declared War on Encryption It Can’t Break
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June 12 2014 9:02 AMA Groundbreaking New Resource to Protect Journalists From DDoS Attacks
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March 28 2014 12:29 PMIn Praise of the Almost-JournalistsThe overlooked advocate writers who are making a difference in online media.
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Oct. 15 2013 11:33 AMA Book Is Never Really DoneWe need better tools to let us keep updating e-books after their publication.
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Aug. 23 2013 3:57 PMA Microsoft Breakup in 2000 Could Have Spawned Amazing Innovations
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Dec. 12 2012 4:50 PMPrepare for the New Cameras-Everywhere WorldNew technology means we’ll only see more images like the New York Post subway-death photo.

TODAY IN SLATE

Technocracy

Forget Oculus Rift

This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.

The Congressional Republican Digging Through Scientists’ Grant Proposals

The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team

The GOP Won’t Win Any Black Votes With Its New “Willie Horton” Ad

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

Politics

Smash and Grab

Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?

I Am 25. I Don’t Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.

These Companies in Japan Are More Than 1,000 Years Old

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 21 2014 11:40 AM The U.S. Has Spent $7 Billion Fighting the War on Drugs in Afghanistan. It Hasn’t Worked. 
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 21 2014 1:12 PM The Global Millionaires Club Is Booming and Losing Its Exclusivity
  Life
Lexicon Valley
Oct. 21 2014 1:36 PM Single Quotes or Double Quotes? It's Really Quite Simple.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 1:12 PM George Tiller's Murderer Threatens Another Abortion Doctor, Claims Right of Free Speech
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
  Arts
Behold
Oct. 21 2014 12:05 PM Same-Sex Couples at Home With Themselves in 1980s America
  Technology
Technology
Oct. 21 2014 10:43 AM Social Networking Didn’t Start at Harvard It really began at a girls’ reform school.
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.