Torie Bosch Torie Bosch

Torie Bosch is the editor of Future Tense, a project of Slate, the New America Foundation, and Arizona State that looks at the implications of new technologies. 

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Aug. 4 2014 1:13 PMCan’t Get Enough Ebola Coverage? Read These Great Pandemic Novels.
The XX Factor
June 18 2014 4:38 PMThis Hilarious Ad Will Make You Want to Have Your Period
Slate Plus
May 30 2014 8:07 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Slate’s Future Tense editor shares her favorite reads of the week. Plus, a sneak peek of next week’s most exciting thing!
Slate Picks
March 27 2014 3:24 PMThe Best New Sci-Fi Novels for Discussing Cutting-Edge TechnologiesWhat’s on Slate editor Torie Bosch’s bookshelf?
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March 5 2014 2:07 PMHow the Internet Unites Activists in Russia, China, and Cuba
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Feb. 13 2014 9:41 AMFuture Tense Event Recap: There’s More to Bitcoin Than Volatility and PR Stunts
Dec. 17 2013 12:03 PMNo Reason for the SeasonThe joy of celebrating a godless Christmas.
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Nov. 15 2013 4:36 PMCan Better Technology Solve the Obesity Crisis? A Future Tense Event Recap.
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Oct. 11 2013 7:31 PMClever Twitter Account Imagines Realistic, Bureaucracy-Filled Sci-Fi
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Oct. 8 2013 7:12 PMShould Your Doctor Be Allowed to Google You?
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Sept. 30 2013 12:39 PMMore Proof That The Good Wife Is the Best Technology Show on TV
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Sept. 5 2013 5:36 PMPew Survey: Few Internet Users Bother to Try to Hide From Government
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Aug. 6 2013 11:41 AMPat Robertson: Video Game Murder Basically Like Killing Someone in Real Life
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July 3 2013 11:22 AMThis Is What Global Warming Sounds Like
Tv Club
June 3 2013 9:01 AMArrested Development, Season 4Tobias is a terrible theralist.
July 8 2014 8:04 AMBraaaiiinsThe Girl With All the Gifts, a zombie novel of ideas.
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June 13 2014 2:53 PMDo Robots Dream of FIFA? A Future Tense Event Recap.
Slate Plus
May 20 2014 11:54 AM“When You Do Something, It Will Follow You”Is the ability to erase your online past a good thing? Slate editors weigh in. 
Brow Beat
March 26 2014 8:16 AMKermit the Frog and Michael Bluth: Kindred Spirits
Feb. 14 2014 1:49 PMLeave Cupid Alone, You SnobsI'm not a brainwashed moron for sincerely loving Valentine's Day.
Wild Things
Dec. 26 2013 10:20 AMBig Pet is Pushing “Pet Parents.” Please Don’t Make This Happen.
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Dec. 9 2013 1:56 PMComputer Scientist Grace Hopper, Subject of Today’s Google Doodle, Rocked Letterman in 1986
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Nov. 15 2013 12:32 PMNow Robots Are Coming for Dogs’ Jobs, Too
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Oct. 10 2013 12:19 PMWiki Walks: A Haunting List of Inventors Killed by Their Own Creations
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Oct. 4 2013 7:28 PMPlanning to Live to 150? Start Saving Up: A Future Tense Event Recap
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Sept. 12 2013 12:43 PMFrog Tries to Hitch a Ride to Space
Aug. 20 2013 12:18 PMI Can’t DanceAnd yet I love to dance. This is not a winning combination.
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Aug. 2 2013 4:32 PMInfographic: The Biggest Data Breaches in the History of Cybersecurity
Brow Beat
June 17 2013 1:09 PMOn the Season Finale of Nurse Jackie, Zoey Comes Into Her Own
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May 16 2013 11:27 AM"The Apocalypse Is Complicated": A Future Tense Event Recap




The Democrats’ War at Home

How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?

Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best

Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke

A Plentiful, Renewable Resource That America Keeps Overlooking

Animal manure.

Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10


Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.

How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.

Building a Better Workplace

You Deserve a Pre-cation

The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.

Hasbro Is Cracking Down on Scrabble Players Who Turn Its Official Word List Into Popular Apps

Florida State’s New President Is Underqualified and Mistrusted. He Just Might Save the University.

  News & Politics
Sept. 30 2014 9:33 PM Political Theater With a Purpose Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
Sept. 30 2014 7:02 PM At Long Last, eBay Sets PayPal Free
Sept. 30 2014 7:35 PM Who Owns Scrabble’s Word List? Hasbro says the list of playable words belongs to the company. Players beg to differ.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 30 2014 3:21 PM Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
Brow Beat
Sept. 30 2014 8:54 PM Bette Davis Talks Gender Roles in a Delightful, Animated Interview From 1963
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 7:00 PM There’s Going to Be a Live-Action Tetris Movie for Some Reason
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 30 2014 11:51 PM Should You Freeze Your Eggs? An egg freezing party is not a great place to find answers to this or other questions.
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.