dear diary

digital detox

What I Learned After Banning Screens From My Home for a Month

My partner and I traded mindless scrolling for a month of home-cooked meals and rediscovered hobbies.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.2.17
Why Is This Still a Thing?

Why Is 'Why Is This Still a Thing' Still a Thing?

The list of objects or systems that cause us to wonder “why is this still a thing?” is remarkably long.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.5.16
short circuit

This Broken iPhone Is Still Better Than Any Android Phone I've Had

The iPhone is better at messaging, generally has a better camera, and gets apps first. Why was I using Android again?
Jason Koebler
9.9.15
Internet

Life, Offline

Cuba will soon get the internet, and everything that comes along with it.
Jason Koebler
9.8.15
Radio Motherboard

Meet Motherboard

Who are the people who make this site, anyway?
Jason Koebler
7.24.15
Internet

Rating the Internet's Many My-Dog-Ate-Chocolate Calculators

The internet as comforter and ever-present help in times of trouble.
Ben Richmond
6.27.15
Essays

Welcome to the Future, it's Just Like the Past

Why do we think robotaxis or hyperloops or smarthomes will get rid of our annoyance with technology?
Jason Koebler
6.5.15
Reviews

The Keurig for Cocktails Is Here

And it makes a half-decent Moscow mule.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.9.15
Instagram

TimeHop Made Me Relive Having Mono

It was just as bad the second time around.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.1.15
News

Why We Love To Anthropomorphize Spaceships

Thursday, the Mercury MESSENGER orbiter became the latest spaceship to live tweet its own death. We’re such suckers for that schtick.
Becky Ferreira
5.1.15
Culture

Is It Weird to Still Use White Emojis?

The idea of actively selecting a white emoji over the new default, cartoon yellow versions seems weird.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.24.15
Music

A Deleted Scene From 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

Spider-Man swoops in on Coachella and its Snapchat-loving millennials.
Jason Koebler
4.24.15