Chris Ridgeway

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Argument preview: Social media as a crime scene

<i>At 11 a.m. Monday, the Supreme Court will hold one hour of oral argument on the proof needed for conviction under a federal law against making a</i> …

A Rare Peek Inside Amazon's Massive Wish-Fulfilling Machine

The first thing I saw when I walked into Amazon's Phoenix warehouse was a man riding on a giant tricycle. Behind him, yellow plastic tubs the size of …

Infographic: Landline Phones Are a Dying Breed

As smartphones have become a constant companion for most people in the United States, landline phones are rapidly losing their relevance. In 2004, …

Aerial Photos of the Chicago River Being Dyed Green Will Hypnotize You

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The dyeing of American rivers for St. Patrick's Day is a tradition nearly as old as barfing in a …

The Amtrak Residency for Writers Is Now Accepting Applications

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The much-anticipated Amtrak Writer's Residency is now taking applications.<p>Yes, the residency is …

Why Does the American Media Get Big Stories Wrong?

A magazine publisher has written a provocative article raising that question. I try to offer some answers.<p>Colin Dunn/Flickr

Facebook-onomics

Photo: Spencer E Holtaway<p>In a new blog post, <b>Stephen Wolfram</b> lays out some of the data from Wolfram/Alpha Personal Analytics for Facebook project. He …

Douglas Rushkoff wants you to quit TweetDeck and just read a book (preferably his)

“Present shock is basically the human response to living in a world where everything happens at once. Where we can no longer think about the future, because this moment is everything.”<p>“If the end of the twentieth century can be characterized by futurism,” media theorist Douglas Rushkoff writes in …

From touch displays to the Surface: A brief history of touchscreen technology

The beginnings of capacitive, resisitive, and multitouch screens.<p>It's hard to believe that just a few decades ago, touchscreen technology could only …

The Official Story of Who Shot Bin Laden Has Given Way to a Stupid Media Feud

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>"You really believe this story? Osama Bin Laden?" asks Chris Pratt in the action movie version of …