Computers and the Internet

May 13, 2017

Where, Oh Where, Has My Little Dog Gone? Refresh Your Feeds

Micha Porat was driving his car in Miami Beach at 1 a.m. not long ago when he saw a small animal, the size of a cat […]
May 5, 2017

Future Tense: Social Insecurity? Internet Turns Boomers Into Twits

Future Tense By TEDDY WAYNE We have long counted on our elders to act with a dignity befitting their advanced years and to express their sagacity […]
March 1, 2017

Tech We're Using: Covering Fashion Shows With a Functional iPhone Keyboard

Tech We’re Using By VANESSA FRIEDMAN How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Vanessa Friedman, The Times’s […]
December 15, 2016

The App That Came to Dinner, Helping People Socialize IRL

Over roast chicken and autumn vegetables, our dinner party was rolling through the requisite topics — concerns about the rise of the far right in Germany, […]
November 25, 2016

Modern Love: Catfishing Strangers to Find Myself

Modern Love By KALLE OSKARI MATTILA More than a decade ago, when I was growing up in Finland, my model of an attractive woman was Pamela […]
November 19, 2016

This Life: When Tech Is a Problem Child

This Life By BRUCE FEILER In the Broadway classic “The Music Man,” set in 1912, the con artist Harold Hill shows up in River City, Iowa, […]
November 10, 2016

Clicks to Bricks: Online Retailers Find the Lure of a Store

Online shopping gets all the attention these days. But sometimes, there’s still no beating a physical store. The British designer Lee Broom came to that realization […]
October 19, 2016

Critic’s Notebook: Those Lips! Those Eyes! That Stubble! The Transformative Power of Men in Makeup

My favorite person on Instagram these days is a guy who matches his makeup to his snacks. His name is Tim Owens, but online he goes […]
September 10, 2016

Future Tense: The Trauma of Violent News on the Internet

Future Tense By TEDDY WAYNE “The world has always been messy,” President Obama said in 2014 after a string of doom-and-gloom news events. “In part, we’re […]
September 2, 2016

Modern Love: The Internet Thinks I’m Still Pregnant

Modern Love By AMY PITTMAN I found out I was pregnant the normal way: I peed on a stick. But I didn’t examine it right away […]