How to Stay Productive When the World Is on Fire

How to Stay Productive When the World Is on Fire

Between a global pandemic keeping many of us at home and a constant stream of videos of police brutality, political corruption, and Twitter hacks, it’s pretty difficult to stay focused on any one thing. It feels like the world is burning, and yet somehow we’re all expected to keep doing our jobs, keep showing up…

It’s Time to Defund Social Media

It’s Time to Defund Social Media

Political speech has always been tethered to public health. The mass protests that erupted following George Floyd’s murder foreground this overlap: White supremacy is a public health disaster. Climate denialism and anti-vaxx activism similarly threaten the lives and safety of citizens around the globe. With Covid-19, the line between political speech and public health has…

Kiss your browser goodbye: The radical future of media beyond the WebBy Kevin Kelly and Gary Wolf, with contributions from other Wiredstaff: Erik Adigard, Andrew Anker, Ed Anuff, John Battelle, Chip Bayers, John Browning, Jim Daly, Pete Leyden, Hunter Madsen, Oliver Morton, Spencer Reiss, Louis Rossetto, and Carl Steadman.Remember the browser war between Netscape and…