Will Oremus Will Oremus

Will Oremus is Slate's senior technology writer.

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.
Future Tense
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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June 12 2014 1:01 PMAmazon Just Launched a Streaming Music Service. Is It Any Good?
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June 9 2014 7:19 PMWatch a Tech Conference Turn Into a Shouting Match Between Angry Venture Capitalists
June 6 2014 5:15 PMSilicon Valley Uber AllesThe car-service startup is worth nearly as much as Hertz and Avis combined. How is that possible?
June 6 2014 12:08 PMMore Smart, Less PhoneThe computer in your pocket is becoming a mobile command center for your life.
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June 4 2014 1:28 PMChina Wants to Sell Us Cheap Solar Panels. Why Won’t We Let Them?
June 2 2014 4:49 PMApple Is Turning Your Mac Into an iPhoneHow OS X Yosemite points to the future of computers.
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.
The Spot
June 10 2014 12:31 PMHow to Watch the World Cup Online Without Cable? Step 1: Learn Spanish.
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June 9 2014 5:32 PMObama Finally Said What He Really Thinks About Climate Change
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June 6 2014 2:12 PMThe CIA's First Tweet Is Surprisingly Funny
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June 4 2014 4:23 PMThe 25 Distinct Reasons People “Favorite” Things on Twitter
History of Innovation
June 4 2014 9:13 AMTrendy Technologies Never Live Up to the Hype. Until They Do.
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May 30 2014 5:57 PMThe Most Important, Overlooked Statistic About NYC's Bike-Share Program




The End of Pregnancy

And the inevitable rise of the artificial womb.

Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola in New York City

How a Company You’ve Never Heard of Took Control of the Entire Porn Industry

The Hot New Strategy for Desperate Democrats

Blame China for everything.

The Questions That Michael Brown’s Autopsies Can’t Answer


Kiev Used to Be an Easygoing Place

Now it’s descending into madness.


Don’t Just Sit There

How to be more productive during your commute.

There Has Never Been a Comic Book Character Like John Constantine

Which Came First, the Word Chicken or the Word Egg?

  News & Politics
The Slate Quiz
Oct. 24 2014 12:10 AM Play the Slate News Quiz With Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Oct. 23 2014 5:53 PM Amazon Investors Suddenly Bearish on Losing Money
Oct. 23 2014 5:08 PM Why Is an Obscure 1968 Documentary in the Opening Credits of Transparent?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 23 2014 11:33 AM Watch Little Princesses Curse for the Feminist Cause
  Slate Plus
Oct. 23 2014 11:28 AM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
Brow Beat
Oct. 23 2014 6:55 PM A Goodfellas Actor Sued The Simpsons for Stealing His Likeness. Does He Have a Case?
Oct. 23 2014 11:47 PM Don’t Just Sit There How to be more productive during your commute.
  Health & Science
Oct. 23 2014 5:42 PM Seriously, Evolution: WTF? Why I love the most awkward, absurd, hacked-together species.
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.