Robinson Meyer is an associate editor at
, where he covers technology.
It's a crutch word—so, in 2015, let’s take it out.
Dec 18 2014, 2:29 PM ET
Facebook No Longer Likes the Word 'Users'
You're not a Facebook user. You're just a person who uses Facebook.
Dec 11 2014, 6:51 AM ET
How One Small Idaho City Has Embraced Body Cameras
After early skepticism, police officers say the technology has improved their work.
Dec 8 2014, 8:22 AM ET
Seen It All Before: 10 Predictions About Police Body Cameras
Twenty years ago, law enforcement and activists teamed up to support another video surveillance technology: in-car dash cams.
Dec 5 2014, 7:15 AM ET
The Geography of Gratitude
What Americans in every state are thankful for, according to Facebook
Nov 26 2014, 5:32 PM ET
Salmon, Fresh From the Warehouse
The most sustainable fish may be the kind that never sees the sun.
Nov 21 2014, 5:36 PM ET
Next Year, One Billion Works Will Be Free to Use Online
The number of creations under open 'Creative Commons' licenses has doubled since 2010.
Nov 20 2014, 6:52 PM ET
Finally a Better Way to Text GIFs
The app Blippy, released today, makes sending GIFs as easy as sending emoji.
Nov 20 2014, 12:36 PM ET
And Lo, a Taco Emoji Appeared Among Them
The organization which governs emoji says it’s considering adding many new ones, including a robot, a burrito, and a mosque.
Nov 18 2014, 2:08 PM ET
American Surveillance Now Threatens American Business
A new study finds that a vast majority of Americans trust neither the government nor tech companies with their personal data.
Nov 17 2014, 11:47 AM ET
How Philae's Comet Compares to the Statue of Liberty and Eiffel Tower
Photos make the space rock look small. It's actually enormous.
Nov 12 2014, 3:19 PM ET
The Conservative Case for Net Neutrality
Even Justice Scalia has endorsed treating Internet-service providers as utilities.
Nov 12 2014, 12:52 PM ET
Grammar in Space: Are Satellites 'In Orbit' or 'On Orbit'?
Even NASA isn't sure which preposition to use.
Nov 9 2014, 6:45 AM ET
The Good (and the Bad) of Twitter's New Bid to Stop Harassment
The company has granted moderating superpowers to a tiny feminist nonprofit. But shouldn't it be taking more drastic steps to protect its users?
Nov 7 2014, 12:26 PM ET
Adventures With Technology: Home
Technology Channel's latest call for pitches
Nov 6 2014, 6:45 AM ET
How Facebook Could Skew an Election
It all has to do with those chipper “I’m a Voter!” buttons.
Nov 4 2014, 11:15 AM ET
Taylor Swift Reminds Everyone How Broken Online Music Is Right Now
By pulling her catalog from Spotify, the artist further destabilizes the streaming ecosystem.
Nov 3 2014, 3:29 PM ET
The Most Popular Passages in Books, According to Kindle Data
Pride and Prejudice
The Hunger Games
the Bible—and all of Harry Potter
Nov 2 2014, 7:15 AM ET
The Ubiquity of Cyber-Espionage
First Look Media's Morgan Marquis-Boire and Crowdstrike's Dmitri Alperovitch on why nation-states are the hackers we should be most afraid of
Oct 30 2014, 3:30 PM ET
The Existential Crisis of Public Life Online
What Gamergate means for Twitter—and networked life
Oct 30 2014, 7:20 AM ET
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