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Will Oremus is Slate's senior technology writer.

Future Tense
Dec. 19 2014 7:09 PMHow Tech Companies Are Trying to Take Over Your Car
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Dec. 17 2014 4:46 PMNew York Just Banned Fracking. Here's Why.
Technology
Dec. 12 2014 4:06 PMThe Year’s Best GadgetsThe smartphones, coffee makers, and Japanese toilet seats that delighted us in 2014.
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Dec. 9 2014 3:05 PMThe Most Powerful, Beautiful, and Chilling Satellite Images of Earth in 2014
Dispatches
Dec. 5 2014 2:34 PM“I Only Wish I Could Get Out and Join Them”Scenes from the Eric Garner protests in New York City.
Technology
Dec. 3 2014 6:30 PMOne Weird Trick to Stop Facebook HoaxesThe social network could be a force for truth—if it wanted to be.
Future Tense
Dec. 2 2014 1:21 PMNot As Loony As It SoundsGoogle’s “impossible" plan to beam Internet from solar-powered balloons is actually working. Here’s how. 
The Slatest
Nov. 24 2014 11:31 PMSurreal Images of Obama Speaking Calmly While Ferguson Erupts
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Nov. 19 2014 6:43 PMLook Out, Google: Yahoo Is Becoming a Search Engine Again
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Nov. 17 2014 5:09 PMThe Web Is Dying! Wait, How Are You Reading This?
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Nov. 13 2014 4:37 PMFacebook Has a Friendly New Privacy Page. Here’s What It Won’t Tell You.
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Nov. 11 2014 7:28 PMThis Is What Happens When No One Proofreads an Academic Paper
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Nov. 6 2014 7:02 PMThe One Thing Jon Stewart Gets Wrong About Internet Clickbait
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Oct. 28 2014 3:51 PMGoogle Wants to Monitor Your Body With Nanoparticles. Is That a Good Idea?
Technology
Oct. 20 2014 11:36 PMForget Oculus RiftThis $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual-reality experience.
Technology
Dec. 19 2014 1:32 PMAir Horns, Weather Puppies, and DIY EmojisSlate’s favorite smartphone apps of 2014.
Future Tense
Dec. 15 2014 4:14 PMYou Can’t Dislike This ArticleFacebook’s inability to handle criticism is bad for democracy.
Future Tense
Dec. 10 2014 2:20 PMNo, Instagram Is Not Bigger Than Twitter
Slate Picks
Dec. 6 2014 12:44 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week? Senior technology writer Will Oremus shares what stories intrigued him at the magazine this week. 
Future Tense
Dec. 4 2014 1:45 PMThis Is in No Way the Perfect Visual Metaphor for the State of the Newspaper Industry in 2014
Slate Plus
Dec. 3 2014 10:30 AMAre Comment Sections Worth It?It takes a lot of moderation to keep the troll population at bay. 
Holidays
Nov. 27 2014 11:49 PMWhat Do You Give the Person Who Has Netflix?Streaming services are ruining the easy gift. Here’s what to do about it. 
Future Tense
Nov. 21 2014 7:27 PMEurope Wants to Break Up Google
Technology
Nov. 19 2014 9:41 AMThe Moonshot That Missed Google Glass was a grand experiment, but it’s time for Google to move on. Here’s how.  
Moneybox
Nov. 14 2014 6:20 PMReddit's CEO Quit When the Company Wouldn't Move to Daly City. Wait, What's Daly City?
Future Tense
Nov. 12 2014 4:59 PMChina Will Keep Its Climate Promise. Will We?
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Nov. 10 2014 5:32 PMWhy Silicon Valley Can’t Put a Techie in Congress
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Oct. 29 2014 6:14 PMThis New Pomplamoose Video Is a Reminder That the Internet Really Is Awesome
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Oct. 28 2014 11:57 AMThe Search for the Anti-FacebookWhy rival social networks keep emerging—and keep failing.
Future Tense
Oct. 17 2014 12:06 PMHow Facebook Could Come in Handy in a Disaster

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Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.