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‘At 50, you’re just getting started’

Illustration by Traceloops. Sources: @emptynestcoach, @jaigray0, @sallymisha


In the late 1970s, hackers forged a social media network using the dominant audio tech of the time — the telephone

A vintage landline phone
A vintage landline phone
Photo: Busà Photography/Getty Images


Open Dialogue

Evan Selinger in conversation with Clive Thompson

Illustration: Julia Moburg/Medium; Source: Getty Images


A grotesque segment mocking Black farmers illustrates just how much bigotry a conservative star can get away with

Screenshot: YouTube


Here’s what I learned DM’ing with fake copyright phishers

Photo Illustration: Save As / Medium; Source: Getty Images


Grifin may be the next WallStreetBets after a viral TikTok video sent it to the top of the iOS App Store — but experts warn against its model

Photo: Daniel Grill/Getty Images



‘Twitter description guy’ isn’t a guy. It’s Twitter’s curation team, and I talked to the woman who runs it.

Twitter’s director of curation, Joanna Geary. Photo courtesy of Joanna Geary


BIG TECHNOLOGY

Ten years ago, Ghonim used Facebook to spark a revolution in Egypt. This week, he discusses social media’s evolution since then.

Wael Ghonim


Gary Arnold in Elkton, MD on January 29, 2021. Photography by Mengwen Cao for OneZero

To defend science, the Paranormal Challenge devises experiments to test claims of X-ray vision, telekinesis, and other paranormal abilities

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