Work With Your Nerves, Not Against Them: How To Get A Girl’s Number Without Asking

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A young comedian struggled with the 20th century custom of asking women for their phone numbers. Here’s his 21st century solution.

5 Tips to Help Us Get Back in the Moment

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Uzi Peretz decided to make some changes after realizing he had an unhealthy attachment to his cell phone.

The Short Happy Virtual Life of My ‘Friend’ Bob

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What would a biography look like if it was comprised solely of social network updates? Doug Bond asked himself this very question and the results are hilarious.

Dear John: My Boyfriend Overshares Our Intimate Details

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A boyfriend disclosing personal encounters, disciplining someone’s child over a cell phone, and unprofessional prevalence of flip-flops.

Ten Phone Ideas…From the Future!

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Cell phones are boring. They are all rectangles, with touch screens. Every phone is the same. Think outside the box, phone companies.

How to Use a Gym

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Josh Bowman gives some tips for all you gym rats. Etiquette, people. Etiquette.

Is It Lazy to Opt Out of Technology?

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Do you feel like you have to be “plugged in” at all times?

Men and Machines: 12/7

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How has technology shaped men’s lives?

An Email From My Father

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Tom Fiffer longs to hear the ping of a new text message or email: the one that would let him know his father got his message and is replying.

Blackmail in the Digital Age

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How would one conduct blackmail in the digital age, in which the idea of an ‘original copy’ is meaningless? Carl Pettit considers this theoretical dilemma.

A Letter to My Nephew Who Is Away at Summer Camp

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Advice from Uncle Sean on drug use, growing up, New York City, and having your heart broken.

Gay Catnip

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A straight Peace Corps Volunteer goes to D.C. Pride as an ally, never guessing at the support that would be reciprocated.

1990: When Mobile Phones Were the Size of Vacuum Cleaners and Stereotypes of Men were Just as Awkward

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We wish we could say we’ve come a long way, but have we?

Dear John: Condoms Pose Barrier for Relationship

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This week Dear John advises about STD fears, cell phones on the road, and unpleasant surprises from exes.

Techno-Dad

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Tom Matlack talks about trying to connect with his kids on a non-electronic level.

Technology: West African Mobile Phones Powering Music Culture

The music scene in West Africa thrives on filesharing through cheap mobile phones.