social media
In the wake of the overwhelmed Internet have come a new class of apps—apps to keep us from connecting.
Scientists announced the first direct evidence to support the Big Bang. This is a very big deal. Nobel Prize worthy.
I don’t CARE if it was raining the evening of your first date with Rick to Momofuku.

Mar 21, 2014 at 12:30pm | 119 comments

This is me peaking.

Mar 20, 2014 at 1:30pm | 34 comments

internet magic
A new Twitter game allows you to send erotic, anonymous messages to strangers, and the results are weirdly touching.
secret app
That anonymous comment? You know it’s coming from a friend. You just don’t know which friend.
To maintain my crochety curmudgeon "Never happy with ANYTHING" status, I'm required to tell you that these changes aren't perfect.

Feb 13, 2014 at 5:30pm | 111 comments

Did you post a picture of you having the best time ever online? Yeah, that's a gloatgram.
I want to see just how long I can continue making people squirm and do double-takes every time my phone makes an appearance in public.

Feb 11, 2014 at 1:00pm | 319 comments

smart bracelets
Since more of you were on board with the speaker purses than I imagined, I wondered how y'all would feel about some of the other female-centric products I came across at this year's Consumer Electronics Show.
Harassment probably doesn't seem like a worthwhile issue, if you've never experienced it yourself.
The MacBook is dead; long live the MacBook.

Jan 27, 2014 at 10:00am | 72 comments

Pulled directly from my "Do Not Want" Files (The Prude Collection) comes Glance, an app that lets you watch yourself have sex during the act, from a variety of angles, while wearing Google Glass. Agghhhh!

Jan 25, 2014 at 11:00am | 36 comments

bluetooth speakers
Tech/Fashion combos are not all ridiculous, but enough of them are that it hurts. Case in point: a growing number of Bluetooth speakers that are also purses except they're not real purses because you can't carry anything in them.
I never get rid of anything, unless it falls victim to tech failure. I've kept the first website I ever designed, the first poems I've ever written, the portfolio I painstakingly crafted to get into art school - all of it safe and sound, backed up on hard drives.

Jan 16, 2014 at 12:00pm | 61 comments

thought catalog
I’ll gladly look at one beach photo. I might even “like” it. But I won’t be as amused if six more follow.
social media
A growing number of people are eschewing traditional legal or financial career routes for a chance to launch their own businesses or join startups. They are enticed by the opportunity to do what they consider to be more innovative and more meaningful work,

Dec 30, 2013 at 4:00pm | 45 comments

What's most odious to me is when I see a tech pundit go on about how women don't or shouldn't like large screen phones because our hands are small. Seriously, I see red.

Dec 22, 2013 at 12:00pm | 70 comments

Chances are you know at least one person who is super into Instagram and owns a keychain, or a pin, or a cross stitch of the logo. That's a bummer since it means you can't give them those things for the holidays. Get them something from this list, instead!