Internet

lego

Lego, George Floyd and the politics of playtime

June 5, 2020 1:09 pm

Surely there should be some spaces in life untouched by political concerns?

youtube

Why is YouTube so afraid of free speech?

June 4, 2020 5:22 pm

I, too, think the 5G theory is silly, but that’s not a good reason to censor it

Twitter Flags Two Of President's Trump Tweets

Twitter’s fact-check reignites calls for big tech regulation

June 3, 2020 9:38 am

Did Twitter just blow its Section 230 immunity?

riot porn

Twitter spreads riot porn — but censors a President vowing to restore law and order

May 29, 2020 6:44 am

Progressive censorship has a bias towards anarchy

internet

We need an Internet Bill of Rights 

May 29, 2020 3:27 am

Trump’s executive order against social media censorship doesn’t go far enough

facebook

Facebook is right. Twitter is wrong

May 28, 2020 5:46 pm

Fact-checking widespread information on social media should be the job of journalists — but journalists have lost interest in facts

kiss

That TV kiss was the most human moment of coronavirus

May 27, 2020 4:01 pm

In Canada, romance isn’t dead

conspiray theories

Five more conspiracy theories Trump can use to distract the media

May 27, 2020 2:07 pm

November is a long way away

central park karen

In Central Park, an unstoppable Karen meets the immovable Karen

May 26, 2020 5:18 pm

The outrage mob destroys one of its own

joe rogan

What makes Joe Rogan so successful?

May 26, 2020 12:38 pm

No single factor explains it

alison roman

No, Alison Roman isn’t racist

May 21, 2020 3:19 pm

On Twitter, rudeness doesn’t launch a controversy half as well as another R-word

Call Her Daddy hosts Alexandra Cooper and Sofia Franklyn (Barstool Sports)
boogaloo

Who’s afraid of the boogaloo?

May 20, 2020 1:55 pm

Incitements to civil war, no matter how ironic, can be troubling. But state overreactions to perceived extremists tend to be worse

metoo

Rebuilding #MeToo

May 18, 2020 5:44 pm

Just because politics took the movement and made it toxic, doesn’t mean we can’t take it back

jenna ellis

Breaking: social conservative says socially conservative things

May 16, 2020 5:05 pm

CNN KFILE scandalized by Jenna Elliss ‘anti-gay’ positions

google

You’re not special — just ask Google

May 14, 2020 2:10 pm

I have quietly accepted that my interior life (and yours) may be rather accurately guessed at by an algorithm

new normal

The ‘new normal’ in a time of coronavirus

May 13, 2020 4:22 pm

With virtual reality we can not only visit London, New York and Paris, but make them better

twitter

How can Twitter decide whether COVID news is ‘untrue’?

May 13, 2020 1:11 pm

Even the scientists arent sure

dave rubin

Did Dave Rubin steal the only good idea in his book?

May 8, 2020 6:18 pm

‘I’m writing my book too and I’m not gonna steal “factory settings” obviously...’

intellectual dark web

An autopsy of the Intellectual Dark Web

May 8, 2020 12:16 pm

Two years on from Bari Weisss New York Times essay, there are still several unanswered questions

adele
internet

I survived a 20-minute internet outage during lockdown

May 7, 2020 6:35 am

What if it never works again? What if our infrastructure is finally collapsing? What if this is it?

zoom class

Forget Zoom college: it’s time for America’s youth to embrace entrepreneurship

May 4, 2020 12:04 pm

No one should pay $40,000 a year for an online college degree

TikTok

We need to talk about Democrats on TikTok

May 1, 2020 9:36 am

Why were they all jumping on Chinese spyware?

wife

Did anyone really believe what my wife wrote about me?

April 30, 2020 3:45 pm

Spectator writers are almost never in earnest, unless it’s after midnight and we’ve been drinking