Tech

corporations

Why corporations should not bow to the mob

July 2, 2020 3:14 am

Advertisers should stop pressuring social media to censor conservatives

parler

Parler is not going to replace Twitter

June 29, 2020 4:08 pm

The conservative app is not a driver of news and events

facebook

The Facebook ad boycott is a convenient virtue-signal

June 29, 2020 2:03 pm

Whisper it, but social media ads weren’t all that effective in the first place

brad parscale

The trouble with Brad Parscale

June 28, 2020 2:21 pm

What if you push the buttons that worked before and nothing happens?

The New York Times private

The death of the private citizen

June 23, 2020 5:28 pm

Why do news outlets keep seeking to out people who’ve done nothing wrong?

nbc news

Another fine media mess

June 16, 2020 6:28 pm

The Federalist, Google and the travails of the NBC News Verification Unit

Google logo

Who doesn’t fund the Federalist?

June 16, 2020 4:09 pm

NBC claims Google banned the Federalist from its ad platform...wrongly

tech

Don’t tell your friends to quit their ‘problematic’ tech jobs

June 8, 2020 6:06 pm

There’s never been a better time for encouraging tech companies’ rank-and-file to speak up

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?

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

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?

commuting

Is this the end of commuting?

April 30, 2020 3:25 pm

The ability to travel within your own mind seems to be a great gift — instead we disparage it with terms such as ‘couch potato’

nerd-hack

Dispatches from the Nerd-Hack war

April 22, 2020 10:13 am

The conflict between tech bros and journos rages on

covid-19 vaccines ‘Big Science’

We need a ‘Big Science’ approach for developing COVID-19 vaccines

April 7, 2020 12:05 pm

Unless we take a global perspective and everyone is protected, this virus will keep coming back

amazon silicon valley

Privacy or death — the final triumph of Big Tech

April 5, 2020 4:29 pm

Technology can be used to tell us where people are, where they’ve been and whether they have the disease

Xbox

The casual gamer’s guide to surviving quarantine

March 27, 2020 11:26 am

Time to dust off the ol’ controller

biden alive

Do Democrats really need Joe Biden to stay alive?

March 25, 2020 8:31 pm

A look ahead to America’s first hologram presidency

Video chat France date

Skype dates are the latest COVID-19 nightmare

March 23, 2020 4:56 pm

Coronavirus forces meet-cutes into the digital realm

video conference

The Spectator’s guide to video conference etiquette

March 20, 2020 1:53 pm

The video call is digital Darwinism: make sure you aren’t the silenced

boris huawei

Washington is furious at Boris’s Huawei bid

March 13, 2020 4:23 pm

The 5G deal is putting the UK-US trade deal in jeopardy

twitter

Twitter is manipulating the election

March 9, 2020 6:17 pm

Context is everything

precipice

How close is humanity to destroying itself?

March 5, 2020 1:03 pm

The Precipice: Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity by Toby Ord reviewed

kobe helicopter

Is it unsafe to fly in a helicopter?

January 29, 2020 5:35 pm

Even if the main rotor on a helicopter fails, it will usually continue to turn and can be landed safely by a skillful pilot