Will Oremus
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Will Oremus is Slate’s senior technology writer. Email him at will.oremus@slate.com or follow him on Twitter.

The Industry
May 9 2018 10:42 PMGoogle Wants to Turn You Into a CyborgIts newest features blur the line between human and machine like never before.
The Industry
May 3 2018 11:07 AMThis Is Not the Article Elon Musk Doesn’t Want Me to WriteThe Tesla CEO says “outrageous” articles are causing his company’s problems. So I tried to do one his way.
If Then
May 2 2018 4:59 PMWhy an E-Waste Recycler Is Going to PrisonEric Lundgren is now a felon. He says the real crime is how big tech companies prevent people from reusing their products.  
Future Tense
May 1 2018 12:26 PMHow the Golden State Killer’s DNA Search Is Like the Cambridge Analytica ScandalYour data is never just yours.
If Then
April 25 2018 2:37 PMThe Surprising Controversy Behind a Law to Fight Online Sex TraffickingThanks to SESTA, personals are disappearing from the web and consensual sex workers are scrambling.
The Industry
April 19 2018 3:53 PMFacebook Already Has Our Data. Can It Use It to Combat Racism?A conversation with the founder of Data for Black Lives.
If Then
April 18 2018 3:27 PMWhat if Facebook Used Data for Black Lives?The founder of Data for Black Lives on how tech companies can use their data as a tool of oppression—or a force for racial justice.
If Then
April 12 2018 8:12 PMWhat Mark Zuckerberg Didn’t Want to ShareFacebook’s CEO played dumb with Congress. It could come back to bite him.
The Industry
April 11 2018 3:28 PMRepublicans Couldn’t Stop Thanking Mark Zuckerberg for His Contribution to Capitalism
The Industry
April 10 2018 2:22 PMThe Biggest Threat to Facebook Isn’t Congress. It’s Employee Morale.
The Industry
April 6 2018 12:30 PMTwitter Spent the YouTube Shooting Deleting Lies and Hoaxes. Could It Do That All the Time?
The Industry
April 5 2018 12:42 PMHow Mark Zuckerberg Protects His Own Privacy OnlineAnd what that tells us about how he treats ours.
The Industry
April 2 2018 5:56 PMSpeed KillsFrom Facebook to Uber to Tesla, Silicon Valley’s obsession with rapid growth is coming back to haunt it—and us.
If Then
March 28 2018 4:30 PMFacebook’s Deepwater HorizonInside the data leak that let Cambridge Analytica game our neuroses for Donald Trump.
Future Tense
March 26 2018 8:01 PMPeople Don’t Trust Facebook. Here’s Why They’re Staying On It Anyway.
If Then
May 9 2018 5:40 PMAre Self-Driving Cars Really Safer Than Human Drivers?Not yet, says a professor who builds them.
Future Tense
May 2 2018 7:03 PMThe Absurd Reason Why Tesla’s Model 3 Assembly Line Kept Getting Delayed
The Industry
May 1 2018 1:08 PMFacebook Is Making a Huge Change to Its Privacy Options
Future Tense
April 27 2018 5:55 AMAre You Really the Product?The history of a dangerous idea.
The Industry
April 23 2018 12:26 PMFacebook’s Ties With Kogan and Cambridge Were Even Cozier Than We Thought
The Industry
April 18 2018 11:01 PMWe Finally Know How Many People Subscribe to Amazon Prime
The Industry
April 18 2018 2:51 PMTesla Is Starting to Sound a Little Like Donald Trump
The Industry
April 12 2018 10:08 AM“I’m Not Familiar With That”The five most dishonest answers Mark Zuckerberg gave to Congress.
The Industry
April 10 2018 10:51 PMThe Senate Fought Mark Zuckerberg, and Mark Zuckerberg WonThe Facebook CEO charmed, evaded, and sometimes misled his way through the committee-hearing gauntlet.
If Then
April 10 2018 9:43 AMCongress Called. It Wants Our Privacy Back.If Then discusses the Mark Zuckerberg hearings with some of the members of Congress who will be questioning him.
The Industry
April 6 2018 7:00 AMWhen Will Alexa Know Everything?A conversation with the chief of Amazon’s voice assistant on what Alexa hears, what she remembers, and how she’s learning.
If Then
April 4 2018 4:30 PMAlexa, How Do You Really Work?The man in charge of Amazon’s voice assistant thinks users’ privacy concerns are off base.
The Industry
March 29 2018 9:01 PMCan Facebook Fix Itself Before the Midterms? It’s Trying.
The Industry
March 27 2018 5:23 PMWhy Facebook Is Scared of Mark Zuckerberg Testifying to CongressThere are many, many ways a trip to Capitol Hill could go wrong.
The Industry
March 23 2018 2:25 PMWould Facebook Ever Let Users Pay to Get Out of Data Collection?Mark Zuckerberg suggested in an interview this week that the company has considered it.

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