Columnist, The New York Times. Author of the NYT Best Seller, Hatching Twitter.

Apple Is Said to Discuss an Investment in Twitter

nytimes.com — Apple, which has stumbled in its efforts to get into social media, has talked with Twitter in recent months about making a strategic investment in it, according to people briefed on the matter. While Apple has been hugely successful in selling phones and tablets, it has little traction in social networking, which has become a major engine of activity on the Web and on mobile devices.

The Baby Stroller I Always Dreamed Of

nytimes.com — Guys, it turns out, like to be behind the wheel, whether it is a motorcycle or car. Or pram. Way before I was ready to be a dad, I obsessed over strollers the same way I obsessed about 1970s-era cafe racer motorbikes: I knew about form factors, wheel widths, safety features and even aftermarket add-ons.

How Clash of Clans Is Taking Bullying to the Virtual Playground

nytimes.com — I visited my 10-year-old nephew, Luca, earlier this month, and he spent the entire weekend checking his mother's iPhone. But, sadly, he wasn't having fun. Like millions of other boys, he is obsessed with Clash of Clans, a super popular game played on smartphones.

Ava of ‘Ex Machina’ Is Just Sci-Fi (For Now)

nytimes.com — Are technology companies running too fast into the future and creating things that could potentially wreak havoc on humankind? That question have been swirling around in my head ever since I saw the enthralling science-fiction film "Ex Machina." The movie offers a clever version of the robots versus humans narrative.

In a Mother’s Library, Bound in Spirit and in Print

nytimes.com — In late March, a few days after my mother died from cancer, I sat in a cold living room in the north of England with my two sisters as a lawyer read my mother's last will and testament. We were told that her modest estate would be divided evenly among her three children, with one exception.

The Shaky Moral Compass of Silicon Valley

nytimes.com — When I lived in Silicon Valley, I was struck by not just the region's income disparity, but also by the lack of compassion that wealthy tech workers sometimes displayed toward the poor. I would overhear tech employees complain about the homeless in degrading ways - at coffee shops, bars and in parks.

Staying Fit (and Unplugged) With Tai Chi

nytimes.com — Call me lazy, but I'm not big on exercise. For most of my adult life, my weight stayed the same no matter how much I ate or didn't work out. Then I turned 35 (three years ago), and my metabolism started to slow.

What’s That on Beyoncé’s Wrist? Let Me Guess … an Apple Watch

When the Cyberbully Is You

nytimes.com — Why are people so mean on the Internet? It's a question we have been trying to answer for more than a decade, but the matter seems to be reaching a cultural boiling point. Listen to episode No. 545 of "This American Life," entitled "If You Don't Have Anything Nice to Say, SAY IT IN ALL CAPS," about the pain people can cause online.

Whats That on Beyonces Wrist? Let Me Guess... an Apple Watch

movies.ndtv.com — Two weeks ago, Pharrell Williams posted an Instagram video of his Apple Watch. The clip has more than 119,000 likes. A few days later, Katy Perry snapped an Instagram photo of her Apple Watch that has garnered over 640,000 likes. And on Monday, Beyonce posted a photo of herself wearing a custom gold-on-gold version.
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Jun 30, 2015

If you ask Siri "what is zero divided by zero" you'll hear the campaign strategy for Donald Trump's presidential bid.

Jun 30, 2015

@PamelaChelin thanks for the update. It's so hot here I might melt.

Jun 30, 2015

@LADWP any update on the power outage in Los Feliz? Help me Obi-Wan Powernobi you're my only hope.

Jun 30, 2015

@jeffweiner "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." — Abraham Lincoln

Jun 29, 2015

RT @EdwardPickering: My son needed an empty piece of paper, so he opened a blank Word document and printed it out. We're doomed.

Jun 26, 2015

Amazing photos on the front page of The New York Times tomorrow. 'Equal Dignity.' pic.twitter.com/8Sx4TdDN7n

Jun 26, 2015

If it rains fire & brimstone, we will know someone wasn't happy with this correction. nytimes.com/2015/06/21/nyr… pic.twitter.com/QFzgyOevMg

Jun 26, 2015

One of these arguments makes a lot more sense than the other. pic.twitter.com/UBjxX1KHG8

Jun 26, 2015

RT @nytimes: Breaking News: Same-Sex Marriage Is a Right, the Supreme Court Rules, 5-4 nyti.ms/1KfEqz3

Jun 24, 2015

This bit about Circa by @CaseyNewton applies to all other (new & old) journalism outfits, too. theverge.com/2015/6/24/8842… pic.twitter.com/Qo4utlQ93c

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