Will Oremus Will Oremus

Will Oremus is Slate's senior technology writer.

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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April 11 2014 4:18 PMLike This if You Hate It When People Tell You What to Do
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April 3 2014 5:41 PMIf You're Against Gay Marriage, You're a Bad CEO
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April 1 2014 4:25 PMThe Best Thing Google Has Ever Done on April Fool's Day
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March 26 2014 6:41 PMGo Home Facebook, Yelp Just Won the Virtual-Reality War
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March 25 2014 4:15 PMThe Surprising New Feature That Proves Facebook Isn’t Pure Evil After All
March 24 2014 12:02 PMGenius BaristaTech investors think they’ve found the Apple of coffee.
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March 17 2014 5:30 PMThe First News Report on the L.A. Earthquake Was Written by a Robot
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March 13 2014 4:41 PMExperts Have Narrowed Down the Location of the Missing Flight to This One Little Circle
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March 11 2014 4:57 PMThe Guy Who Made Flappy Bird Says He Might Bring It Back
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March 6 2014 4:37 PMApparently the Media Are Pursuing the Bitcoin Guy in a Car Chase Across Los Angeles
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March 6 2014 10:37 AMBack to the Future's Christopher Lloyd Really Is Sorry for That Hoverboard Hoax. Sort Of.
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March 5 2014 4:32 PMDid the “Bitcoin CEO” Just Commit Suicide? Not So Fast.
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March 3 2014 6:29 PMApple Now Lets You Turn Your Car Into a Giant iPhone
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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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April 15 2014 10:58 AMIt’s Time to Stop Hating Google Glass
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April 4 2014 4:54 PMHappy 404 Day. Here Are the Web's Most Delightful Dead Ends.
April 2 2014 4:38 PMLook Out, Apple TV and Roku. Amazon May Have Just Built Something Better.
March 31 2014 4:20 PMDoes This Map Prove the Yankees Are America’s Team?
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March 26 2014 7:07 AMThe Antisocial NetworkFacebook managed to find the one electronic device more solipsistic than Google Glass.
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March 24 2014 3:08 PMHere’s Why Nobody Likes Your Self-Promoting Facebook Page Anymore 
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March 18 2014 5:45 PMSo That’s Why Facebook Bought That Israeli Face-Recognition Startup
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March 13 2014 7:25 PMMark Zuckerberg Called Obama to Lecture Him About Privacy. Apparently It Did Not Go Well.
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March 12 2014 12:19 PMChris Christie Takes a Break From Exalting the Free Market to Block Tesla Sales in New Jersey
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March 7 2014 4:59 PMDid You Invent Bitcoin?Take our simple quiz to find out whether you are the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto.
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March 6 2014 3:57 PMPrivacy Group Calls for Federal Investigation of Facebook's $19 Billion WhatsApp Deal
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March 6 2014 10:16 AMShadowy Bitcoin Inventor "Satoshi Nakamoto" May Be a 64-Year-Old Man From L.A.
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March 4 2014 6:07 PMEveryone Involved in Making This Video Should Be Ashamed of Themselves
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March 3 2014 12:59 AMSamsung Forgot to Pay Ellen to Pretend She Actually Uses a Samsung




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. 

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

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

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore, and Schools Are Getting Worried

The Good Wife Is Cynical, Thrilling, and Grown-Up. It’s Also TV’s Best Drama.

  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
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
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Sept. 19 2014 4:48 PM You Should Be Listening to Sbtrkt
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Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 20 2014 7:00 AM The Shaggy Sun
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.