Farhad Manjoo

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

Slate Plus
April 24 2014 11:31 AMFormer Slatester Farhad Manjoo on His Favorite #Slatepitch
Sept. 19 2013 5:51 AMIn Praise of an Overflowing InboxEmail is ubiquitous, meritocratic, and forgiving. It will never die, and I don’t want it to.
Gadget Hunter
Sept. 10 2013 6:43 PMThe Cheap iPhone That Wasn’tApple still won’t compete for price-conscious consumers. That’s an increasingly risky strategy.
Sept. 5 2013 12:50 PMA Disturbance in the ForceWhat happened to the Onion? Two words: The Internet.
Aug. 29 2013 5:39 AMWould You Just Look at All Those Rich People!That’s Valleywag’s editorial vision in a nutshell, but it could be so much more.
Aug. 22 2013 9:36 AMVideos Are Better Than PhotographsThe rise of short-form video services is going to make the snapshot obsolete.
Aug. 15 2013 6:52 PMA Whole Lot of Bells, Way Too Many WhistlesMultimedia-laden features like “Snow Fall” and “The Jockey” are bad for the Web and bad for readers.
Aug. 8 2013 11:00 AMGlow vs. StickA much-hyped new fertility aid reveals the limitations of data-tracking apps.
Aug. 5 2013 12:05 PMBehind Frenemy LinesWe think of the top four tech companies as mortal foes, but they need one another in order to thrive.
Low Concept
July 30 2013 11:15 AMWarGames: Google vs. AppleBarack Obama finally declares for Google.
Low Concept
July 29 2013 10:07 AMWarGames: Google vs. AppleMaking the world choose between titans.
Low Concept
July 29 2013 5:45 AMWarGames: Google vs. AppleIntroducing Slate’s totally imaginary simulation of what would happen if the world’s two great powers went to (actual) war.
July 17 2013 3:33 PMMarissa Mayer Has Done Everything Right (So Far)First, she had to fix Yahoo’s image. She succeeded. The next step is harder.
July 11 2013 6:54 PMThe Stupidest Thing Apple Ever DidA federal judge swats the ghost of Steve Jobs and hands Amazon a win in the battle for the e-book market.
July 2 2013 6:05 PMFailure Is an OptionDon Mattrick might work miracles at Zynga. But even if he loses, he wins.
Sept. 20 2013 5:36 AMMen Should Wear MakeupThis is my final column for Slate, so I’m going out on a limb. Guys, pick up the airbrush already.
Sept. 12 2013 5:36 AMFacebook News Feed Changed EverythingMedia. Advertising. Politics. And us.
Gadget Hunter
Sept. 10 2013 6:58 AMLive-Tweeting Today’s Big Apple iPhone EventWe’re live in Cupertino with up-to-the-minute coverage.
Sept. 3 2013 12:45 PMR.I.P. WindowsBy purchasing Nokia’s smartphone division, Microsoft has killed its signature strategy.
Aug. 26 2013 6:26 PMWho Should Run Microsoft Next?Bill Gates. But since he won’t, I have another guy in mind …
Aug. 21 2013 5:17 AMI Outsourced All My Most Mundane Personal Tasks to IndiaIt was a disaster.
Aug. 13 2013 5:32 PMSmart Concept, Not-So-Smart WatchThe Pebble, the best-funded project in Kickstarter history, is kind of a dud.
Aug. 6 2013 7:50 AMIf Anyone Can Save the Washington Post, It’s Jeff BezosThe newspaper now has an owner who’s a master of finding new ways of selling old things.
July 31 2013 11:09 AMWelcome to the DongleGoogle’s Chromecast is fast, cheap, and ready to take over the world.
Low Concept
July 29 2013 2:27 PMWarGames: Google vs. AppleHow Google can destroy Apple’s Chinese factories in one fell swoop.
Low Concept
July 29 2013 5:46 AMWarGames: Google vs. AppleGoogle launches Operation GhostFruit.
July 25 2013 5:45 AMNeverWet? More Like OftenKindaWet.The miracle water repellent we’ve all been waiting for is a dud.
July 17 2013 9:50 AMGive Me Back My iPhone!Android is a wonderful operating system. But most Android phones are crap.
July 10 2013 5:00 AMI Have Discovered the Purpose of Google Plus!It’s not social networking. It’s photographs.
July 1 2013 5:55 PMStrong ARM TacticsMeet the most important tech company you’ve probably never heard of.




Don’t Worry, Obama Isn’t Sending U.S. Troops to Fight ISIS

But the next president might. 

IOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

How Much Should You Loathe NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?

Here are the facts.

Amazon Is Launching a Serious Run at Apple and Samsung


Slim Pickings at the Network TV Bazaar

Three talented actresses in three terrible shows.


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. 

The Ungodly Horror of Having a Bug Crawl Into Your Ear and Scratch Away at Your Eardrum

We Could Fix Climate Change for Free. Now There’s Just One Thing Holding Us Back.

  News & Politics
Sept. 17 2014 7:03 PM Once Again, a Climate Policy Hearing Descends Into Absurdity
Business Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
Sept. 17 2014 6:53 PM LGBTQ Luminaries Honored With MacArthur “Genius” Fellowships
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 17 2014 6:14 PM Today in Gender Gaps: Biking
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
Brow Beat
Sept. 17 2014 8:25 PM A New Song and Music Video From Angel Olsen, Indie’s Next Big Thing
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 9:00 PM Amazon Is Now a Gadget Company
  Health & Science
Sept. 17 2014 4:49 PM Schooling the Supreme Court on Rap Music Is it art or a true threat of violence?
Sports Nut
Sept. 17 2014 3:51 PM NFL Jerk Watch: Roger Goodell How much should you loathe the pro football commissioner?