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Will Oremus is Slate's senior technology writer.

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June 9 2014 5:32 PMObama Finally Said What He Really Thinks About Climate Change
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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
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May 28 2014 11:33 AMGoogle’s New Car Is Tiny, Cuddly, Could Change Transportation Forever
How Failure Breeds Success
May 27 2014 4:32 PMCongratulations, You FailedMost Silicon Valley startups are doomed. That’s not a bad thing.
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May 23 2014 8:00 AMGuess What Trendy Tech Toy Samsung Is Ripping Off Next
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May 20 2014 6:13 PMMicrosoft Wants You to Replace Your Laptop With This
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May 16 2014 6:43 PMObstructed RealitySmart glasses are more distracting than smartphones.  
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May 14 2014 12:46 PMThe Oatmeal Cartoonist Begs Elon Musk to Help Fund a Museum. Musk Agrees.
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May 1 2014 1:24 PMTwitter Is Not DyingIt’s on the cusp of getting much bigger. Here’s why.
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April 28 2014 4:48 PMSelf-Driving Cars Are Ridiculously Polite to Bicyclists and Pedestrians. Watch.
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April 24 2014 4:25 PMFacebook’s New Secret SauceThe social network keeps getting more addictive. Here’s how.
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April 23 2014 11:52 AMSlate Plus Members: Assign Will Oremus a Tech Post in This Week’s Member Takeover
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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?
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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?
Technology
June 2 2014 4:49 PMApple Is Turning Your Mac Into an iPhoneHow OS X Yosemite points to the future of computers.
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May 28 2014 5:27 PM13 Things Google's New Driverless Car Looks Like
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May 27 2014 4:50 PMThe Simple, Text-Based iPhone Game That Will Make You Question Your Own HumanityYou voted, and he wrote it! Here's the result of the Slate Plus member takeover.
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May 23 2014 4:04 PMGooglers Are From Stanford, Applers Are From San Jose State
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May 21 2014 6:00 PMIf Cormac McCarthy Made an iPhone Game, It Would Be This One
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May 19 2014 1:49 PMNo Big Deal, But a Man Just Flew a Jetpack Around a U.S. Government Building
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May 14 2014 3:23 PMTesla’s Next MoveIt built the world’s greatest electric car. Now comes the hard part.
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May 1 2014 5:28 PMHow the World's Fifth-Wealthiest Man Plays Basketball. (Hint: It Involves Two Boats.)
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April 30 2014 11:41 AMWhich Gadgets Do Slate Tech Writers Hate the Most?
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April 24 2014 7:03 PMIs Google Plus Finally Dying?
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April 23 2014 1:02 PMI Didn’t Type This ArticleSpeech recognition has gotten better than you think.
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April 18 2014 5:57 PMIf You're a Language Nerd, This Will Figuratively Make Your Day

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