What the College Scandal Shallowfakes Reveal About the Rich

Photoshop frisked an outsize role in the repulsive college admittances scandal that fragment earlier this year. Rick Singer, the concierge to the stars who pleaded guilty in March to fund laundering and racketeering in a scheme to get rich children…

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A Food Pyramid for Kids’ Media Consumption

In this hyper-personalized, autoplaying, all-you-can-eat mediascape, it helps to distinguish the health substance from the garbage. Fortnite? Probably not a great form of screen time. Video chatting with granny? What family-unifying wonders hath Jobs wrought! Screen time, then, has become…

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I Tweeted Out My Phone Numberand Rediscovered Humanity

The announces come in during autumn. At first, the tone is a whisper. They’re trying to see if I’m someone they’re comfortable with. I look for a common interest: menu, cinema, music–anything that connects us as humen. After that, I…

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Tech That Connects Usand Makes Us Better Humans

Much of what we hear about technology these days is a stark, dystopian recitation of what tech done in order to us: We have become addicted to our screens; our every move is being watched, overheard, recorded, predicted; and badmouth…

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Why I (Still) Love Tech: In Defense of a Difficult Industry

Stefan Dinse/ EyeEm/ Getty Images( masses ) And hitherto I still adoration the large-hearted T, by which I intend either “technology” or “trillions of dollars.” Why wouldn’t I? I came to New York City at the age of 21, in…

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