Before Facebook came around, it seemed a little weird to look someone up on the internet. But now, stalking your friends online has become so commonplace that there’s a new wave of tools popping up to help you do it better.
Hashtags were created as a simple tool for categorizing, but they’ve now become an integral part of our culture. From #FollowFriday to #Sandy, see how the tiny tic-tac-toe board has taken over social media.
We create a lot of data—terabytes of photos, videos, quotes, notes, essays, emails, and more. So how will we hold onto our memories, let alone sort through them in a meaningful way? Our tech columnist shares a few new sites that are doing just that.
Girls Who Code wants to train 1 million girls to program by 2020–and it’s well on its way. Our tech columnist spends a day with this amazing organization and shares how we can get involved.
Want to run your own company, but don’t have any entrepreneurial ideas? Maybe you should consider a search fund. Never heard of it? That’s not surprising. In the 28 years since the entrepreneurship model has been around, almost zero women have been involved.
If all you know about Detroit is the story of a struggling automotive industry—you’re in for a pleasant surprise. Our tech columnist spent a weekend exploring the arts, innovation, and entrepreneurial scenes happening at the center of the Mitten State.
This week, Amazon gave Kindle customers the freedom to choose whether they wanted to see ads or pay to opt out of them. Here’s what it means for the future of digital media—and for you.
There’s something you need to know about your tweets. It’s a secret buried deep in Twitter’s FAQs, and many long-time tweeters don’t know about it, either. But it could mean the difference between being heard by 2,000 people–or two.
Digital naysayers blame the Internet for the deterioration of human communication. But our tech columnist sees a different trend: We’re still telling great stories, but we’re doing it through photos.