How To Stop Instagram From Tracking Everything You Do

How To Stop Instagram From Tracking Everything You Do

Instagram is a massive money-maker. Parent company Facebook doesn’t release figures on how much money the division makes but reports claim it generated $20 billion in advertising revenue in 2019 alone–that’s a quarter of Facebook’s entire yearly revenue. Or, to put it another way, more money than YouTube makes for parent company Alphabet.At the heart…

A Bird Feeder Will Bring You Joy

A Bird Feeder Will Bring You Joy

It’s hard to fight the feeling that, right now, everything is horrible. The world is battling a pandemic. Communities of color are still fighting police brutality and systemic racism. Millions are struggling to stay afloat during an economic meltdown. Protests are happening in all 50 states. Society is hanging by a thread—we can’t even agree…

The Grandmaster Who Got Twitch Hooked on Chess

The Grandmaster Who Got Twitch Hooked on Chess

One day in May, chess grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura was watching the last two moves of Felix “xQc” Lengyel’s online chess game. Ever-patient, Nakamura had been mentoring Lengyel, a top Twitch streamer and former Overwatch pro, on his chess journey since April. Despite fan and viewer criticism that Lengyel wasn’t very good, Nakamura believed that his…

Alex Garland May Be Too Good for This World

Skip Article Header. Skip to: Start of Article. Alex Garland’s Hulu show Devs is the latest in a long line of amazing cerebral sci-fi. Courtesy of FX NetworksThe new show Devs, about a sinister Bay Area tech company, is the first TV project from Alex Garland, director of Ex Machina and Annihilation. Writer Sara Lynn…