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Why the Creators' Kids Have 'Low-Tech' Parents

Rebecca Jackson | Posted 11.15.2014 | Parents
Rebecca Jackson

This week, parents learned that Steve Jobs was a "low tech" dad at home. His children didn't spend the evenings hopping from one glorious iPad to another. They had a regular family dinner and (gasp) read books.

Twitter: The TV Series?

Posted 12.18.2013 | TV

Calling all tweeps! The story of Twitter is coming to TV. Lionsgate has acquired the rights to turn Twitter co-founder Nick Bilton's book "Hatching...

Book Review: 'Hatching Twitter' by Nick Bilton

Phil Simon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Phil Simon

I've followed Twitter from its inception, but there was plenty about the company that hasn't been revealed -- at least until now. 

Twitter Could Basically Be 'The Social Network 2'

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — This much is known: Twitter grew out of Jack Dorsey's fascination with dispatch systems for cabs, emergency services and bike m...

Al Gore Tried To Buy Twitter After Copious Amounts Of Tequila

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 10.18.2013 | Technology

Al Gore never really said he invented the Internet, but he did once try to buy a key Internet player. Gore and former Current TV co-founder Joel Hy...

Over-Thanking It

Jeanne Martinet | Posted 10.16.2013 | Impact
Jeanne Martinet

To have good manners is to consider the emotional well-being of someone besides yourself, which is why I have often emphasized the importance of saying "thank you" to anyone who has done something for you. But is it possible to thank someone too much?

What's Next For Apple?

the gavin show | Posted 12.21.2012 | San Francisco

For those who closely watch the tech industry, the question of the moment is "what's going on with Apple?" After a decade of virtual infallibility,...

Aaron Sankin

WATCH: Gavin Newsom's Show Debuts | Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.21.2012 | San Francisco

On Sunday, California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom suffered the indignity of being stuck on the runway for hours waiting for his United flight to take hi...

7 Must-Read Books On The Future Of The Internet

Brain Pickings | Posted 07.25.2011 | Books

We're deeply fascinated by the evolution of media and the sociocognitive adaptations that go along with it, but perhaps even more so by the intellectu...

Bianca Bosker

NYT's Nick Bilton On Life In The Future And Printing Spoons | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Nick Bilton, the lead writer and technology reporter for the New York Times' Bits blog, got his first computer when he was 4 years old and his first v...

VIDEO: Nick Bilton: How the Porn Industry Leads the Digital Media Industry

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andy Plesser

Nick Bilton, the lead writer of The New York Times technology Bits blog, says that the porn industry has lead the way with digital media by first ha...

140 Characters Politiku

Susanna Speier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Susanna Speier

April's 140 Characters Conference at the 92nd street Y ran the gamut. Organizer Jeff Pulver sourced more idealistic twitter users than pragmatists, but there were enough in-betweeners to keep conversations unpredictably entertaining.

Facebook, Twitter and the Social Web: Sharing But Not Caring

Rob Fishman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Rob Fishman

Simpler privacy settings on Facebook, filters on Twitter and the so-called suburbanization of the web might make us more open and social. Or they might make us more closed.

Nick Bilton, New York Times Techie, Envisions Future Of News

Wired | Ryan Singel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Nick Bilton, an editor in the New York Times research and development lab, doesn't think much of newspaper. In fact, he doesn't even get the Sunday pa...