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
Technology
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.
Technology
Sept. 5 2013 12:50 PMA Disturbance in the ForceWhat happened to the Onion? Two words: The Internet.
Technology
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.
Technology
Aug. 22 2013 9:36 AMVideos Are Better Than PhotographsThe rise of short-form video services is going to make the snapshot obsolete.
Technology
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.
Technology
Aug. 8 2013 11:00 AMGlow vs. StickA much-hyped new fertility aid reveals the limitations of data-tracking apps.
Rivalries
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.
Technology
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.
Technology
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.
Technology
July 2 2013 6:05 PMFailure Is an OptionDon Mattrick might work miracles at Zynga. But even if he loses, he wins.
Technology
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.
Technology
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.
Technology
Sept. 3 2013 12:45 PMR.I.P. WindowsBy purchasing Nokia’s smartphone division, Microsoft has killed its signature strategy.
Technology
Aug. 26 2013 6:26 PMWho Should Run Microsoft Next?Bill Gates. But since he won’t, I have another guy in mind …
Technology
Aug. 21 2013 5:17 AMI Outsourced All My Most Mundane Personal Tasks to IndiaIt was a disaster.
Technology
Aug. 13 2013 5:32 PMSmart Concept, Not-So-Smart WatchThe Pebble, the best-funded project in Kickstarter history, is kind of a dud.
Technology
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.
Technology
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.
Technology
July 25 2013 5:45 AMNeverWet? More Like OftenKindaWet.The miracle water repellent we’ve all been waiting for is a dud.
Technology
July 17 2013 9:50 AMGive Me Back My iPhone!Android is a wonderful operating system. But most Android phones are crap.
Technology
July 10 2013 5:00 AMI Have Discovered the Purpose of Google Plus!It’s not social networking. It’s photographs.
Technology
July 1 2013 5:55 PMStrong ARM TacticsMeet the most important tech company you’ve probably never heard of.

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Oct. 21 2014 11:44 PM Driving in Circles The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.
  Health & Science
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Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
  Sports
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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.