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.

Technology
April 24 2016 8:30 PMFacebook Isn’t the Social Network AnymoreIt’s losing the intimacy that once addicted us. So it’s becoming something different—and much bigger.
Low Concept
April 20 2016 10:06 PMVirtual MaladyExcedrin has developed a simulator that mimics the symptoms of a migraine. What other afflictions could we experience?
Future Tense
April 14 2016 3:30 PMIf the Apple Car Looks Anything Like This, Apple Is in Big Trouble
Technology
April 13 2016 9:01 AMAmazon’s Quixotic QuestIt wants to build a Kindle for book fetishists. Is it tilting at windmills?
Moneybox
April 6 2016 3:46 PMFacebook Thinks Live Video Is the Future. What If It Isn’t?
Moneybox
April 5 2016 11:42 AMHow Twitter Won the Rights to Stream NFL Games. (It Wasn’t Just Money.)
Moneybox
April 1 2016 1:27 AMThis Is the Car That Will Make or Break Tesla
Future Tense
March 17 2016 5:15 PMSurprise: People Really Like Twitter’s New “Algorithmic Timeline”
Moneybox
March 15 2016 2:32 PMHow to Watch March Madness Online Without Paying for Cable
Year of Great Books
March 10 2016 4:26 PMAbout Tristram ShandyEverything we learned about humor, satire, and leading a good life from Laurence Sterne’s digressive masterpiece.
Moneybox
March 3 2016 4:28 PMAmazon’s Ingenious Plot to Take Over Your Living Room
Future Tense
March 1 2016 1:12 PMFacebook Is Becoming Less Like a Newspaper ... and More Like Cable News
Future Tense
Feb. 23 2016 3:19 PMThe Essence of Apple’s Standoff With the FBI, in One Perfect Comic
Future Tense
Feb. 19 2016 6:02 PMIrate DOJ Dismisses Apple’s Fight With the FBI as a “Brand Marketing Strategy”
Future Tense
Feb. 17 2016 7:44 PMApple vs. the FBIThe company is taking an unlikely stand for consumers’ right to privacy. It may also be helping itself. 
Moneybox
April 21 2016 1:59 PMFacebook’s Latest Algorithm Tweak Could Be Good News for Serious Journalism
Moneybox
April 19 2016 5:45 AMThe Justin Trudeau Quantum-Computing Story Is What Happens When Social Media Shapes Reality
Future Tense
April 13 2016 5:33 PMA Brain Implant Allowed a Quadriplegic Man to Play Guitar Hero. But He Can't Keep It.
Moneybox
April 8 2016 4:57 PMChina and Restaurant Most Common Words Used in Names of Chinese Restaurants, Study Finds
Moneybox
April 5 2016 3:45 PMTesla’s New Car Is Insanely Popular Already. That Could Be a Problem.
Cover Story
April 3 2016 8:04 PMTerrifyingly ConvenientA.I. assistants can give you the news, order you a pizza, and tell you a joke. All you have to do is trust them—completely.
Future Tense
March 23 2016 5:32 PMMicrosoft’s A.I. Chatbot Keeps Hitting On People It Barely Knows
Year of Great Books
March 16 2016 8:29 AMYear of Great Books: About Tristram Shandy Read what Will and Laura learned from reading Laurence Sterne’s digressive masterpiece.
Moneybox
March 11 2016 3:29 PMIt’s 2016. Why Are Newspapers Still Putting Boring Headlines on Amazing Stories?
Future Tense
March 10 2016 11:22 AMA.I. 2, Human Go Champion 0
Future Tense
March 1 2016 5:02 PMWondering Why the FBI Didn’t Ask the NSA to Hack That iPhone? Apparently It Did.
Future Tense
Feb. 24 2016 1:06 PM“Wow,” “Sad,” “Angry.” Do Facebook’s New Reaction Buttons Have a Hidden Agenda?
Future Tense
Feb. 22 2016 4:27 PMWhy Mark Zuckerberg Is Smiling in This Photo
Future Tense
Feb. 18 2016 4:36 PMGoogle Wants You to Think It’s Supporting Apple in Its Fight Against the FBI. It Isn’t.
Future Tense
Feb. 15 2016 12:15 PMSuper-Fast “5G” Wireless Service Is Coming ... Eventually

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