Post Thumbnail

Each week Joshua Fruhlinger contributes This is the Modem World, a column dedicated to exploring the culture of consumer technology. I have a confession to make. I love /r/cringe, the sub-Reddit dedicated to those moments usually caught on video that make us feel better about our lots in life whe

1 year ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Welcome to Growing Up Geek, a feature where we take a look back at our youth, and tell stories of growing up to be the nerds that we are. This week, we have our long-time Switched On columnist Ross Rubin. In the wide-collared world of the 1970s, it wasn't yet clear whether the future of interactiv

4 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Welcome to Growing Up Geek, a new feature where we take a look back at our youth, and tell stories of growing up to be the nerds that we are. This week, we have our very own Senior Associate Editor, Paul Miller. I remember my family's first computer vividly: it was an Apple Macintosh IIci. My dad

4 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Sadly, a review of scientific literature shows things don't quite play out as per the picture above. Analyzing 153 studies, researchers at two universities noted that bullies and their victims actually have a few things in common -- namely, poor social coping skills and negative attitudes -- it was

4 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Celebrity Nerds confirms what you always knew, deep in your heart of hearts: that stars are nerds like us. Send in your own confirmations of this fact right here. We knew there was a good reason for keeping that US Weekly subscription around... besides awesome celebrity news, what do we have here?

5 years ago 0 Comments