A Sense of Place

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Gadgets that answer our questions instantly remove categories of expertise, and the small talk they engender.

The Return of Love


The “Love, Recorded” column returns: Matt’s wife comes back from Korea, but this time, it’s different.

The Measure of a Man in the Digital Age


I contemplate the tracks of my peers as technology and personhood become more intertwined.

Men and Machines: 12/7


How has technology shaped men’s lives?

Road Trip: Tips for Making Lifetime Memories


Jay Palter takes his 9 year olds on a summer road trip the whole family will appreciate now and remember, always.

The Good Mind Project: Absurd Implications of Godwin’s Law


So you’ve decided to invoke Godwin’s Law during an Internet flame war, huh? Nathan Zimmerman explains why you need to think twice about that.

That Time I Wanted to Kill the Woman Inside My GPS


What would’ve happened if I’d thrown Lady Garmin out the window?

The 10 at 10: January 13

President Obama

The president’s speech, bestsellers for your birth, and hockey fans who give us hope: the 10 at 10.