Will Oremus Will Oremus

Will Oremus is Slate's senior technology writer.

Future Tense
July 25 2014 11:49 AMFacebook’s Privacy PivotWhy Mark Zuckerberg is trying to win back users’ trust.
July 23 2014 6:31 PMApple’s iPad ProblemWhy aren’t more people buying tablets?
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July 17 2014 4:54 PMSex Tape Gets One Thing Amusingly Right About Technology
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July 16 2014 1:49 PMTesla’s Next Car Finally Has a Name
July 15 2014 3:45 PMHow to Go Semipublic in the Google AgeFirst name. Picture. No last name. 
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July 11 2014 11:45 AMElon Musk Just Gave Nikola Tesla a Generous 158th Birthday Present
July 9 2014 7:30 PMGeorge Clooney Is Right About the Daily MailThe world’s most popular online newspaper does not deserve to be taken seriously.
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July 4 2014 11:30 AMUnder Pressure From "Family Values" Groups, Google Stops Running Porn Ads
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July 2 2014 1:22 PMGoogle Just Bought a Very Interesting Music Service
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June 30 2014 3:21 PMMovie Theaters Are Banning Google Glass Because They Don’t Understand It
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June 24 2014 4:18 PMAyn Rand Would Have Loved This Parking App
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June 20 2014 10:34 AMYo, the Smartphone App That Just Says "Yo," Has Been Hacked
June 19 2014 11:31 AMArea Humor Site Discovers ClickbaitThe Onion’s new project is a pitch-perfect BuzzFeed parody. Can it be more than that?
June 17 2014 10:56 AMThe New Yorker Thinks Disruptive Innovation Is a MythA cut-rate summary of Jill Lepore’s long, expensive, high-quality magazine story about Clayton Christensen.
June 13 2014 11:38 AMGoogle’s Eyes in the SkyIts drones and satellites could do for the physical world what its search engine did for the Web.
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July 24 2014 12:15 PMYelp’s New Data Tool Is the Best Thing Since Cronuts Surpassed Sliced Bread
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July 22 2014 10:08 AMThe MH17 Investigation Is Not Doomed
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July 17 2014 12:37 PMWhat’s Worse Than One California? Try Six Californias.
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July 15 2014 6:16 PMApple’s Latest Move Is Terrible News for Microsoft
July 14 2014 5:11 PMThe Prose of the Machines“Robots” are surprisingly good at writing news stories, but humans still have one big edge.
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July 10 2014 4:38 PMNo, Tech Bloggers, Google Glass Can't “Read Your Mind”
July 9 2014 5:46 PMThe Climate OptimistsConservatives have a new line on climate change: “It’s real, but it’s nothing to worry about!”
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July 2 2014 3:20 PMFacebook: “We Never Meant to Upset You”
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July 1 2014 3:08 PMWhy Detroit Is Terrified of Google’s Self-Driving Cars
June 27 2014 12:36 PMThe Quadriplegic Who Moved His HandCould brain implants spell the end of permanent paralysis?
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June 23 2014 1:18 PMEven the Father of Disruption Thinks “Disruption” Has Become a Cliche
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June 19 2014 8:36 PMThe Internet Has Discovered Goat Parkour, And It Is Glorious
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June 18 2014 3:36 PMAmazon's New Smartphone Has One Crazy Feature That Will Make or Break It
The Spot
June 13 2014 12:19 PMHow a Paralyzed Man Took the World Cup's First Kick
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June 12 2014 2:44 PMTesla Just Opened Up All of Its Patents. Brilliant Move.



Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Global Marches Demand Action on Climate Change


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

  News & Politics
Sept. 20 2014 11:13 AM -30-
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
Sept. 21 2014 9:00 PM Attractive People Being Funny While Doing Amusing and Sometimes Romantic Things Don’t dismiss it. Friends was a truly great show.
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 21 2014 8:00 AM An Astronaut’s Guided Video Tour of Earth
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.