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Let's Just Be Friends
Let's Just Be Friends

I Tried Being BFFs With an AI

For a week, at least.
Tallie Gabriel
8.8.17
BFF
BFF

Facebook's New Security Feature Made Me Think Too Hard About Who My Real Friends Are

Bad opsec is other people.
Samantha Cole
8.3.17
Interview
Interview

A Year After Ending and Regaining Friendship With Mudasir, Asif Regrets Nothing

Also, he was right.
Jordan Pearson
10.4.16
Technologies
Technologies

How Companies Are Using Technology to Make Workers 'Happy' in Their Crappy Jobs

Call center jobs are about to get a lot "friendlier," and maybe a lot more creepy too.
Mark Mann
9.5.16
SCIENCE
SCIENCE

Lonely People Are More Likely to Think Inanimate Objects Are Alive

Here’s some science sure to brighten your day.
Jordan Pearson
9.8.14
Culture
Culture

When My Phone Dies, I Might Not Shed a Tear

We love our objects like friends, which is going to make for a rather depressing future.
Derek Mead
7.18.14
Motherboard Blog
Motherboard Blog

Your Brain Can Only Handle a Few Close Friends

Friendships have a one-in-one-out policy.
Jason Koebler
1.8.14
Motherboard Blog
Motherboard Blog

Dogs Love Robots, Prefer Humans

When the robo-uprising happens, will our best friends stick with us?
Lex Berko
9.13.13
Motherboard Blog
Motherboard Blog

Women Don't Want Friends That Sleep Around, While Men Don't Mind

Study finds promiscuous women are great to take to parties
Jason Koebler
6.4.13
Motherboard Blog
Motherboard Blog

Richer, More Mobile Americans Prefer Shallower, More Plentiful Friendships

BFFs are for poor people who stay put, suggests a new study.
Austin Considine
12.14.12
Motherboard Blog
Motherboard Blog

What's Friendship?

Excuse me for sounding like some lame-o, but in the past week or so I've been reminded how important friends are. After cashing in a bunch of favors, moving out of my apartment (and helping some folks move out of theirs), and more than one instance of...
Derek Mead
6.1.12