The Internet Origin Story You Know Is Wrong

The Internet Origin Story You Know Is Wrong

But we’ve been telling the same story about Arpanet and the web for 25 years, and it isn’t satisfying anymore. It doesn’t help us understand the social internet we have now: It doesn’t explain the emergence of commercial social media, it can’t solve the problems of...
How to Order Your Free At-Home Covid-19 Tests

How to Order Your Free At-Home Covid-19 Tests

You should take a test as soon as you start to notice symptoms or within five days of exposure, according to the Centers for Disease Control. If you’re asymptomatic and your first test is negative, take another test based on the manufacturer’s...
In Memoriam: Forgetting Your Password

In Memoriam: Forgetting Your Password

Faces rule, brains drool. This is what Apple, Google, and Microsoft decreed earlier this month when they announced they’d be expanding their support for the industry group FIDO Alliance’s fight to replace the internet’s billions of password-based logins with...