Motherboard
Motherboard

Online communities step in to connect pregnant women and moms when “mainstream” culture turns the other way.

Helen Roy
How to Keep Your Kids Porn-Free
How to Keep Your Kids Porn-Free

Smartphones bring adult content closer to kids than ever before. Here are some tools that can help avoid exposure.

Peachy Keenan
An Ear Towards Community
An Ear Towards Community

The convenience of the audiobook comes at a cost of intimacy.

John-Paul Heil
Roll Your Own Community
Roll Your Own Community

The Algorithm is not your friend, but there is no shortage of tools to find real ones.

Chris Rudzki
A Revolution Without Guns?
A Revolution Without Guns?

From Buenos Aires, Martín Borchardt has launched a quiet and effective revolution.

Javier Ortega-Araiza
Self-Adoption and the Communal Computer
Self-Adoption and the Communal Computer

Shrinking a computer to fit into everyone's pocket was the first step toward ending the world.

Mason Andrus
Disappear Here
Disappear Here

If ghosting is the sign that a person lacks the will or the ability to hold their end of the social contract, muting implies a fear of abandonment and an absence of emotional hygiene.

Barbara Genova
What is Old is New at Home
What is Old is New at Home

Homeschooling bridges generations in the virtues of giving and receiving, and of sharing the load together.

Kody W. Cooper
Transhumanism in Lipstick
Transhumanism in Lipstick

Writer and podcaster Helen Roy wants to offer a traditional alternative to the open-air asylum of twenty-first century womanhood.

Katherine Dee
Passing Notes
Passing Notes

What we lose when correspondence goes paperless.

Chris R. Morgan
The Right to Disappear Completely
The Right to Disappear Completely

The recluse, whether as scapegoat or hero, is little understood.

Chris R. Morgan
Meat-Market Blues
Meat-Market Blues

Swan is a new service that's trying the impossible: bringing humanity to online dating.

Katherine Dee
After the Shortages
After the Shortages

For moms, the new normal is uncertainty – and prepping.

Maya Sinha
An Embryonic Revolution
An Embryonic Revolution

How close are we to artificial wombs?

Chris Stokel-Walker
Piecing Atoms Back Together
Piecing Atoms Back Together

What do you do when the tool has become the master?

Alex Kaschuta