Michael Leggett is even more annoyed with Gmail than you are.
"Did you get this on purpose?" my wife asked, as I took it out of the box.
Recline seems like a feature designed to make fliers more comfortable. Research — and personal experience — suggests they do anything but.
Universally recognized by Amazonians and a nobody to the rest of us, he's, well, peculiar—and an unexpectedly rich symbol of the tech giant and its culture.
The problem with incognito modes is they provide a false sense of security.
Amazon's HR chief, former engineer Beth Galetti, is hiring hundreds of people a day. As the company's workforce swells, so do her challenges.
Borophene, a single-atom layer of the element boron, is super-strong and super-flexible — plus it's a superconductor.
An 80% salary increase, an unexpected inheritance, an injury settlement: Three people tell us how they managed a financial windfall
The Italian moka pot is one of the greatest icons in coffee. I like this remake even more.
Amazon Prime members might have noticed a new horoscope feature that matches one's zodiac sign with products and services. Is it a joke?
Melanin is the universal pigment that colors our skin and hair, peacock feathers and butterfly wings. But for Neri Oxman, the head of MIT's Mediated Matter research group, melanin is the foundation of our future — and our future habitats.
The centerpiece of New York's massive new Hudson Yards development has drawn relentless criticism.
What’s the value of a ruin? On the internet, it can be a few million clicks. In a city like New York, a few billion dollars. Eighteenth-century architects designed artificial ruins as aristocratic aeries; countless critics and designers have written about why they entrance us
"From the start, the brief wasn't really a brief. It was just: This is our audience, this is what we’re trying to sell them."
Apple's new credit card has mindful design, but history shows it won't necessarily change how we spend — yet.
You can't opt out of a shadowy system that's hungry to know everything about your health. Without knowing it, you may have opted-in to share even more.
"This project was born as an act of criticism toward a culture of software product churn," says the creator of Killed By Google, an archive of products lost to the sands of time.
The author of a new dictionary of typefaces explains the origins of some of the best-known type — and their lesser-known namesakes.
Siri, Cortana, Alexa and Google all default as women. But what if AI assistants thought beyond gender norms?
This eye-catching example was spotted and corrected. But what if such algorithmic interference happens all the time, including in ways we don't even notice?