Tim Carmody

Tim Carmody

Everything changes; don't be afraid

Tim Carmody writes about media, technology, business, and culture. Formerly senior writer at Wired and senior reporter/features writer at The Verge. Currently writing at The Message.

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The Atlantic

10 Reading Revolutions Before E-Books - Tim Carmody - The Atlantic

Literacy may be changing in our time, but reading has already undergone many transformations.

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A Bookfuturist Manifesto - Tim Carmody - The Atlantic

A brilliant essay outlines a new path for thinking about the future of reading and writing

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The Atlantic

Space Telemetry: How Extraterrestrials Phone Home - Tim Carmody ...

The idea that measurements could be taken and commands given using the same radio waves wasn't available midcentury

The Atlantic

Homeless Wireless Hotspot Controversy Reaches Acceptance Stage

The homeless wireless debacle happening at South by Southwest has completed the Internet circle of life, reaching acceptance—the final stage of grief—a mere two days into the outrage it created....

The Atlantic

iPhone 4S Reactions: Nothing New, But Still a Great Phone

It's not the anticipated iPhone 5, but the 4S has some nice offerings...

The Atlantic

Google+ Hangouts May Have Gotten Good Enough to Lure Facebookers

Google added bells and whistles to its shiniest offering...

The Atlantic

CES Ditches CNET After CBS Scandal

The once beloved and suddenly beleaguered tech-review site CNET will no longer select the official Best in Show awards at the Consumer Electronics Show because of its ethically questionable situation with parent company CBS....

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The Truth About NASCAR's NRA 500

Why would the controversial political advocacy organization sponsor a NASCAR race? The same reason a regional headache remedy would: It's cheap....

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The Justice Department Just Made Jeff Bezos Dictator-for-Life

The government's antitrust suit against Apple and five publishers will make Amazon more powerful than ever in publishing...

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Where Restaurant Reservations Come From

A journey into the mysterious origins of the pre-arranged table...

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Amazon's Recession-Friendly Tablet Strategy: Cheap Now, Pay Later

Low-price Kindles are made possible by turning people into purchasers of other products...

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The Atlantic

James Bond and the Sony Hack: The Week in Pop-Culture Writing

Highlights from seven days of reading about entertainment...

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How the State of Israel Is Bringing Its Analog History to the Web

Its citizens speak an ancient language, repurposed. Now it's repurposing its own history....

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Your (Brilliant) Responses to Gladwell on Social Media and Activism

A round-up of brilliant reader responses...

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3 Very Simple Reasons Why You Can't Get HBO Go, Exclusively

HBO has a message for the thousands of fans begging to pay for its online streaming service, HBO Go, exclusively. "Thanks, but no thanks."...