Internet

woke

Nobody is woke

January 21, 2020 1:25 pm

At one level, wokeness exists only so that journalists like me and social media warriors on the center or right can fight it

prison

The problem with switching gender in prison

January 16, 2020 2:50 pm

Delusions should not be codified into law and become a reason to put women in danger

patriotism

In Britain, we want one thing from our royals: patriotism

January 16, 2020 1:10 pm

The working-class north resents their hard-earned money being spent on the royals only when the royals don’t keep up their side of the bargain

tiktok

TikTok is the world’s fastest-growing — and goofiest — digital platform, but should we fear it?

January 16, 2020 11:52 am

The Chinese video app, which has more users than Snapchat and Twitter combined, is underpinned by some of the most sophisticated AI in the world

tiktok

Why do we keep ignoring TikTok’s security problems?

January 15, 2020 2:54 pm

The media ought to know better by now

stephen king

Stephen King and the warped morality of identity politics

January 14, 2020 5:11 pm

Liberals as a whole still tend to believe that people (and the art they make) deserve to be judged individually and on their own merits

chadwick moore spectator

Facebook now jails me for sharing my own Spectator columns

January 14, 2020 4:12 pm

Some faceless millennial nerd is policing how my people address each other online, which is exactly how we speak in real life

ransomware

The risks and rewards of ransomware

January 8, 2020 10:43 am

The list of nation state suspects includes Russia, Iran, China, North Korea, India and South Korea

interracial

The woke supremacists come for interracial sex

January 7, 2020 3:17 pm

The fetish police want to look inside your head — and bed

miss usa

The new next frontier of feminism: letting men compete in Miss USA

January 6, 2020 6:05 am

It is not a human right to be judged on your ability to pull off a bedazzled evening gown

ricky gervais

Comedy in the era of Twitter outrage: An interview with Ricky Gervais

December 27, 2019 6:17 am

The comedian on why he will never apologize for his jokes

transphobic

Are you heterosexual? Or simply transphobic?

December 19, 2019 5:28 am

Sexual attraction, as evidenced by the term itself, has a lot to do with, well, sex

sexuality

Human sexuality is innately perverse

December 18, 2019 3:15 pm

Even when I am alone with my partner, my sexual interaction with them is inextricably intertwined with my fantasies

election

What went wrong in the UK election?

December 13, 2019 3:52 pm

Clearly I failed to insult people I disagreed with frequently enough

NRA

The NRA’s next spokesperson should be a teenager

December 12, 2019 5:14 pm

I’m sure the media would handle critics of their spokeskid with the grace and demeanor they do with attacks on Greta Thunberg

dating apps

No, dating apps should not label sex offenders

December 11, 2019 2:45 pm

Apps like Tinder may be trailblazers in enforcing the very conservative value of individual responsibility

richard jewell

Why is everyone pretending reporters never sleep with sources?

December 11, 2019 12:53 pm

The Twitter reaction to Richard Jewell is completely expected and completely contrived

porn

Let’s talk about porn

December 10, 2019 2:22 pm

The industry is rife with myths

locals dave rubin

Dave Rubin is here to solve ‘95 percent’ of the internet’s problems

December 9, 2019 10:10 am

‘I’m not trying to create an exclusive safe space for my content because I’m afraid of what the world thinks’

disappear completely privacy

How to disappear completely

December 9, 2019 8:27 am

The technological lowdown on keeping a digital low profile in a world without privacy

goldman sachs

The problem with Goldman Sachs’s preferred pronouns

December 4, 2019 4:03 pm

Accepting ‘ze/zir’ is accepting the idea that sex is mutable and gender is innate

peloton

Actually, the husband in the Peloton commercial is a hero

December 3, 2019 6:53 pm

This man spent nearly $3,000 on the Instagram-worthy exercise machine of the bourgeoisie

narwhal

A beginner’s guide to the narwhal

December 1, 2019 12:11 pm

Yes, theyre real

ring doorbell cameras

Doorbell cameras offer a window to the wild

November 30, 2019 1:54 pm

The rise of devices like Ring and Nest has brought a love of candid-camera critters into the mainstream

black friday

The Black Friday brawl is a precious national pastime

November 28, 2019 9:31 am

Participating in Black Friday is more American than participating in elections