Is it Crazy To Charge People To Send You Email?Maybe. But it sure would cut down on clutter.
Competition Can Make Cities BetterImportant urban areas endure in a way that even nations do not, but we can still improve them. Here’s how.
“Really … Crummy”Steve Jobs’ legendary attention to detail, and how it caused Apple’s success.
Internet Name-CallingA new Web address system will confuse users and cost business, but Internet bureaucrats like it.
Change-Is-Hard.comThe Internet can help foment revolutions, but the hard work of democracy takes place mostly offline.
The Groupon ParadoxHow its coupon business could eventually cripple the merchants that rely on it.
Enter the DragonHow the Dragon, a new privately funded spacecraft, should revolutionize American space exploration.
"Don’t Blame Me for Being Fat"We need to teach people to be healthier while ensuring their dignity.
Go Ahead, Share My DataHow companies can turn privacy from threat to opportunity by giving sensitive consumer data to customers.
Better Software, Better EmployeesComputer simulations can help make workers and businesses more efficient.
A Healthy Dose of InformationWhat the pharmaceutical industry can learn from the advertising world.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Democrats’ War at Home
How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?
The Democrats’ War at Home How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?
Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best
Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke
A Plentiful, Renewable Resource That America Keeps Overlooking
Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10
Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.
How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.
Building a Better Workplace
You Deserve a Pre-cation
The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.
Syria’s “Moderate” Rebels Are Realizing That U.S. Airstrikes Help Bashar al-Assad, Not Them
Buy a Small Business
“I Didn’t Want to Build the Next Twitter for Cats” Search funds are the quiet, dependable, risk-averse sibling to the startup.
Behind the Scenes
“I Need a Pair of Pants That Won’t Bore Me to Death” Troy Patterson talks about looking sharp, flat-top fades, and being Slate’s Gentleman Scholar.
Watch a Crowd Go Wild When Steve Jobs Moves a Laptop in This 1999 Demonstration of WiFi
Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.