Seth Stevenson Seth Stevenson

Seth Stevenson is a frequent contributor to Slate. He is the author of Grounded: A Down to Earth Journey Around the World.

Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM“It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion”An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
Technology
Aug. 26 2014 9:25 PMWhy Would Anyone Watch Twitch?The strange allure of the video game streaming site.
Slate Archives
Aug. 14 2014 12:13 PMThe Slate Archives Podcast: “Extroverted Like Me” Looking back on my Paxil experience, more than 10 years later. 
Technology
Aug. 3 2014 11:48 PMThe Next Great Light BulbCFLs? LEDs? How to replace the incandescent.
Moneybox
July 18 2014 12:05 PMBillionaires’ Favorite BookBill Gates and Warren Buffett love Business Adventures. You will too.
Culturebox
July 10 2014 12:35 PMThis Little Space in BetweenBoyhood reveals what Richard Linklater’s true subject has been all along.
Technology
June 26 2014 10:59 AMThe Lost Art of DoodlingA new stylus that promises to make sketching on an iPad better—and more fun.
Psychology of Management
June 9 2014 10:56 AMHow Do You Make Better Managers?The strange power of corporate jargon.
Slate Plus
May 28 2014 9:17 AMKings County CuisineSlate-sters dish on their favorite Brooklyn restaurants.
Psychology of Management
May 26 2014 7:12 AMNice Guys Finish FirstThe hot new theory that says generous people do better at work than selfish ones.
Psychology of Management
May 19 2014 12:28 PMWe Spent What on Paper Clips?Open-book management lets every employee look at the company’s accounts.
Tv Club
May 13 2014 9:02 AMMad Men, Season 7, Part 1Why did Megan see Stephanie as a threat?
Tv Club
May 5 2014 7:40 AMMad Men, Season 7, Part 1Mad Men pits machine versus man, and the creatives take the hit.
Technology
May 1 2014 11:44 PMWish I Were ThereThe Beam telepresence robot lets you be in two places at once.
Slate Plus
April 29 2014 2:32 PMBubble Vocabulary: The Slate Email ThreadBehind the scenes of Seth Stevenson’s piece on words you don’t quite know how to use.
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AMGrandmaster ClashOne of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.
Better Summer
Aug. 24 2014 9:15 PMWhat Is the Best Game of Tag?A Slate debate.
Books
Aug. 8 2014 7:11 AMDeath by InchesThe battle over the metric system in America.
Technology
July 21 2014 9:30 AMThe Horror of EarbudsThey fit wrong, they fall out, they get covered in gross earwax—can’t someone design something better?
Brow Beat
July 11 2014 3:24 PMIs Boyhood Really a Masterpiece? Three Slate Writers Discuss the New Film.
Technology
July 2 2014 10:22 AMA High-Tech HighHow the rise of the vaporizer is changing pot culture.
Sports Nut
June 19 2014 12:23 PMHow to Negotiate With Daniel SnyderThe Washington owner said he’d never change his team’s nickname. How can the NFL get him to do it anyway?
Psychology of Management
June 2 2014 11:59 AMWho’s the Boss? No One.The advantages of offices without managers.
Tv Club
May 27 2014 7:45 AMMad Men, Season 7, Part 1Bert Cooper gets the song-and-dance send-off he deserves.
Tv Club
May 20 2014 1:08 PMMad Men, Season 7, Part 1Where will the finale go? And why are we so hungry for ghastly dramatics?
Tv Club
May 19 2014 7:45 AMMad Men, Season 7, Part 1Don and Peggy, Mad Men's central couple, reach an understanding.
Psychology of Management
May 11 2014 9:45 PMDon’t Go to WorkThe management scheme that lets workers do whatever they want, as long as they get things done.
Psychology of Management
May 4 2014 9:20 PMThe Boss With No OfficeIs it good for workplace culture when management sits with employees?
Slate Plus
April 30 2014 11:41 AMWhich Gadgets Do Slate Tech Writers Hate the Most?
The Good Word
April 29 2014 10:38 AMShibboleth. Casuistry. Recondite.Bubble vocabulary: the words you almost know, sometimes use, but are secretly unsure of.

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Sept. 21 2014 11:38 PM “Welcome to the War of Tomorrow” How Futurama’s writers depicted asymmetrical warfare.
  Health & Science
The Good Word
Sept. 21 2014 11:44 PM Does This Name Make Me Sound High-Fat? Why it just seems so right to call a cracker “Cheez-It.”
  Sports
Sports Nut
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