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Letter From The Editor

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Letter From the Editor

Dear Readers,

The OneZero family is expanding. Today, we’re launching two new publications, Debugger and Future Human, to serve readers new perspectives on consumer technology and science.

Debugger explores how we use gadgets, apps, and services. Future Human is all about the science that will shape our survival as a…

Letter From the Editor

A teardown of Microsoft’s Surface Duo foldable phone. Photo: iFixit

Earlier this month, movers dropped and shattered my television. It was less than a year old and, it turns out, completely unsalvageable.

The original manufacturer, LG, shrugged: Accidental damage understandably isn’t covered under warranty. The company’s customer service agent connected me to a number of local repair shops, none of…

Letter from the Editor

Photo by Tayler Smith. Prop Styling by Caroline Dorn.

In August, OneZero published a science-fiction story by Ted Chiang, an entire book on surveillance capitalism, and also — yes — a riveting investigation of cow farts. Below are these and other recent favorites for your reading consideration over the holiday weekend.

Long reads (and longish reads)

Letter From the Editor

The Apple Store on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Photo:
Roy Rochlin/Getty Images

On Sunday, a man at the Apple Store pointed a temperature scanner at my forehead and pressed a button. It made me think of a tired grocer grabbing shrink-wrapped Tyson chicken from the conveyor belt and registering its bar code.

My number came up — 97.5, a bit lower than…

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