Farhad Manjoo

Farhad Manjoo is a technology columnist for the New York Times and the author of True Enough.

Technology
June 27 2013 10:59 AMLazy Shoppers, Rejoice!Square Market creates an Amazon-like online presence for local stores.
Technology
June 20 2013 6:58 PMAttack of the ClonesInstagram’s new feature is just a rehash of Vine—and another bad omen for Silicon Valley innovation.
Technology
June 18 2013 12:13 PMFlattened AffectI’ve spent a week with iOS 7 and I’m already bored.
Weddings
June 12 2013 7:00 AMClick Here to RSVPOnline invites are now far better than paper. And yes, you should even use them for your wedding.
Future Tense
June 9 2013 7:44 PMIf the NSA Trusted Edward Snowden With Our Data, Why Should We Trust the NSA?
Technology
June 6 2013 7:03 PMYou Won’t Finish This ArticleWhy people online don’t read to the end.
Tv Club
June 5 2013 11:06 AMArrested Development, Season 4George Michael learns to lie.
Tv Club
May 29 2013 11:08 AMArrested Development, Season 4Lindsay’s shaman suffers face blindness, as do we.
Technology
May 27 2013 5:17 AMArrested Development Was the Ultimate DVR ShowToo bad almost no one had a DVR when it aired.
Politics
May 20 2013 7:04 PMProfiling Is Great ... Except When You Do It to MeWill the IRS's scrutiny of Tea Party groups convince conservatives that all kinds of profiling are wrong?
Technology
May 14 2013 5:48 PMPlastic SurgeryI thought Square would kill off the credit card. Will Jack Dorsey’s company save it instead?
A Fine Whine
May 9 2013 5:45 AMNo, I Do Not Want to Pet Your DogThey’re lounging in our offices and licking us at our cafés. It’s time to take America back.
Technology
May 8 2013 5:30 AMDon’t Fear the 3-D GunYes, it will be possible to make weapons with 3-D printers. No, that doesn’t make gun control futile.
Technology
April 30 2013 6:38 PMWhy I Love the National Internet Sales Tax PlanYou might end up paying more, but it’ll be good for America.
Technology
April 24 2013 6:03 PMApple’s Next Big ThingIt’s not a watch, or TV, or smart glasses. It’s the iPad.
Technology
June 25 2013 6:09 PMFear of a Black HatEvery revelation about Edward Snowden should only deepen our concerns about our private data.
Technology
June 20 2013 5:34 AMScreen CaptureTraditional TV is unstoppable. Can YouTube ever beat it?
Technology
June 14 2013 7:36 AMYou Did Finish That Article!Well, some of you, anyway.
Technology
June 10 2013 8:01 PMDesigned in California, with an Assist from RedmondWill borrowing ideas from Microsoft help Apple destroy the smartphone competition?
Technology
June 7 2013 4:28 PMEt Tu, Silicon Valley?How PRISM could ruin Apple, Google, and every other big tech company.
Technology
June 5 2013 6:17 PMThe Glorious Future of ShoppingYou order online. Your stuff comes the same day. You never have to leave your house again.
Technology
May 30 2013 5:17 PMCare to Share My Hotspot?Karma is a better way to go online while on the go.
Technology
May 28 2013 5:23 PMMost Likely to SucceedThe school yearbook business is a scandal. Here’s how to fix it.
Technology
May 21 2013 6:59 PMSteve Jobs’ Dream Device Has ArrivedAnd it’s made by Microsoft. Meet the Xbox One.
Technology
May 17 2013 5:45 AMGoogle Glass Isn’t LameThese goofy spectacles might even replace the smartphone some day.
Moneybox
May 10 2013 5:30 AMThe Genius of TeslaThe electric car company is a little bit Apple, a little bit Google, and about to be huge.
Brow Beat
May 8 2013 1:27 PMSatisfying Clicking Sound: W.B. Yeats and Steve Jobs, Together at Last
Technology
May 2 2013 7:20 PMLOLWrite it. Text it. But never, ever say it.
Technology
April 26 2013 5:58 PMI Survived the Bitcoin BubbleNow, how am I going to spend the $152 I raked in?
Technology
April 19 2013 2:24 PMBreaking News Is BrokenDon’t watch cable news. Shut off Twitter. You’d be better off cleaning your gutters.

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Books

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Books

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What we can learn from things that used to be funny.

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Behold
Sept. 12 2014 5:54 PM An Up-Close Look at the U.S.–Mexico Border
  News & Politics
Jurisprudence
Sept. 14 2014 2:37 PM When Abuse Is Not Abuse Don’t expect Adrian Peterson to go to prison. In much of America, beating your kids is perfectly legal. 
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 12 2014 5:54 PM Olive Garden Has Been Committing a Culinary Crime Against Humanity
  Life
Inside Higher Ed
Sept. 13 2014 8:38 AM “You’re More Than Just a Number” Goucher College goes transcript-free in admissions.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 12 2014 4:05 PM Life as an NFL Wife: “He's the Star. Keep Him Happy.”
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 12 2014 5:55 PM “Do You Know What Porn Is?” Conversations with Dahlia Lithwick’s 11-year-old son.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 14 2014 7:10 PM Watch Michael Winslow Perform Every Part of “Whole Lotta Love” With Just His Voice
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 12 2014 3:53 PM We Need to Pass Legislation on Artificial Intelligence Early and Often
  Health & Science
New Scientist
Sept. 14 2014 8:38 AM Scientific Misconduct Should Be a Crime It’s as bad as fraud or theft, only potentially more dangerous.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 12 2014 4:36 PM “There’s No Tolerance for That” Pete Carroll and Jim Harbaugh say they don’t abide domestic abuse. So why do the Seahawks and 49ers have a combined six players accused of violence against women?