Jacob Brogan
Jacob Brogan

Jacob Brogan writes for Slate about technology and culture. Follow him on Twitter.

Working
Feb. 11 2018 2:00 PMHow Does a Landscaping Goat Work?This herd clears foliage throughout the Seattle area.
Future Tense
Feb. 5 2018 4:00 PMKing of Kong Villain Billy Mitchell Embroiled in New Donkey Kong Scandal
The Industry
Jan. 30 2018 3:36 PMIs Tim Cook Swole?A Slate investigation.
Downtime
Jan. 25 2018 11:32 AMCracker BattleWhy Wheat Thins vs. Triscuits is such an irresistible topic to debate.
Future Tense
Jan. 19 2018 2:37 PMReddit Users Attempted to Imagine a Happy Alternative to Black Mirror
Future Tense
Jan. 16 2018 7:27 PMYou’re a Work of ArtBut not necessarily a beautiful one, according to this Google app.
Future Tense
Jan. 10 2018 2:09 PMSenate Democrats Are Trying to Save Net Neutrality. It’s Pure Political Theater.That doesn’t mean it won’t be effective.
Working
Jan. 7 2018 2:00 PMHow Does an ACLU Attorney Work?Josh Block talks about fighting for LGBTQ civil rights.
Working
Jan. 3 2018 7:45 AMThe “How Does a Drag Queen Work?” TranscriptRead what Miz Cracker had to say about assembling the perfect look and putting on killer shows.
Working
Dec. 31 2017 2:02 PMHow Does a Gender and Sexuality Journalist Work?Christina Cauterucci talks about covering women’s issues for Slate.
Working
Dec. 24 2017 10:00 AMHow Does a Presbyterian LGBTQ Advocate Work?Alex McNeill discusses the intersection of faith, policy, and education in changing times.
Future Tense
Dec. 22 2017 9:04 AMA Sweet New Technology for DiabeticsWhen using this new device, my blood sugar numbers improved—and I actually felt connected to my body.
Future Tense
Dec. 18 2017 5:58 PMWe Shouldn’t Be Looking for Aliens. We Should Be Hiding From Them.
Books
Dec. 14 2017 9:00 AMThe 19 Best Sentences of 2017Straight from the pens of Sally Rooney, Durga Chew-Bose, and James Comey, to name a few.
Working
Dec. 10 2017 2:00 PMHow Does a Gender-Reassignment Surgeon Work?Dr. Jess Ting talks about his role at Mount Sinai Hospital’s Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery.
Future Tense
Feb. 7 2018 2:15 PMGrammarly Fixed a Security Vulnerability, but It Still Can’t Fix Our Writing
Working
Feb. 5 2018 11:45 AMHow Does a Miniature Therapy Horse Work?In this episode of Working, we learn about the daily labors of an adorable mare named Magic.
Future Tense
Jan. 29 2018 1:54 PMTwitter’s Fake Follower Controversy Exposes Social Media’s Underlying Economies of Shame
Future Tense
Jan. 24 2018 4:45 PMFor Ursula K. Le Guin, the Future Was Always About TodayThe acclaimed writer taught us how to think about tomorrow by contemplating the wonders of the present.
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Jan. 18 2018 1:44 PMThe Internet Is for RobotsGoogle’s hilariously mundane infoboxes suggest that we no longer weave the web.
Future Tense
Jan. 11 2018 12:41 PMA Befuddled Donald Trump Almost Undermined the GOP’s Surveillance Agenda
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Jan. 9 2018 11:01 AMWhy Did So Many People Believe Trump Watches a Gorilla Channel?There’s something broken about the way we make sense of the internet.
Future Tense
Jan. 5 2018 1:46 PMJoke Cryptocurrency Dogecoin Surpasses $1 Billion Market Cap
Working
Jan. 2 2018 8:00 PMThe “How Does a Bespoke Tailor Work?” TranscriptRead what Daniel Friedman had to say about running Bindle & Keep, a custom suiting company for all bodies.
Future Tense
Dec. 27 2017 2:37 PMThe Library of Congress Will Stop Archiving Every Tweet. Good.
Future Tense
Dec. 22 2017 11:10 AMBitcoin's Value Plummeted Overnight and No One Knows Why
Future Tense
Dec. 19 2017 5:56 PMFacebook’s Latest Facial Recognition Tools Introduce New Privacy Concerns
Working
Dec. 17 2017 2:00 PMHow Does Samuel R. Delany Work?The acclaimed science-fiction novelist talks about his queer career.
Future Tense
Dec. 12 2017 4:33 PMWhy the Internet Turned Against a Bullied Kid
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Dec. 6 2017 4:37 PMAshley Madison Still Exists, Is Still Making a Mess of Things

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