Has technology made basic things demonstrably worse?
March 15, 2017, 12:42 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
No, actually, they've never been better.
Should Americans have to choose between health care and a smartphone?
March 7, 2017, 3:35 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
Phones are no longer luxuries; for many, they are necessities.
Hearables improve what you see as well as what you hear
February 6, 2017, 3:17 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
Connected hearing aids make everything better, not just your hearing.
Let's make a resolution to get rid of these ridiculous, messed-up measurements
January 3, 2017, 1:17 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
Everything from the way we tell time to the way we measure things and plug in our phones is screwed up.
It's Cyber Monday, an archaic name for an irrelevant event
November 28, 2016, 6:51 a.m. by Lloyd Alter
The constantly connected computer in your pocket makes it irrelevant.
Newest hearables will change the way people think about hearing aids
October 31, 2016, 3:40 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
The new Starkey Halo 2 hearables put the internet in your head.
You can help NASA track climate change from your phone
July 28, 2016, 7:52 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
App taps the power of citizen scientists to gather data on nature and weather.
Starbucks brings us one step closer to regressing to hieroglyphics
April 26, 2016, 4:57 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
New keyboard app offers 28 coffee-inspired emojis that make words obsolete.
Going cashless is easy — if you actually have some
March 31, 2016, 7:49 a.m. by Lloyd Alter
It is one thing to go cashless, and it is altogether another thing to have no money.
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