Why COVID-19 Tracking Apps Aren’t Working

The focus on privacy is hindering efficacy, but nobody trusts their government (with good reason) to collect location and contact data. Me, writing for Lifewire: The idea of using technology to combat the pandemic spread fast. After all, almost everybody carries a

What Does it Mean for Trump to Ban TikTok?

For my new gig at Lifewire, I wrote about Trump’s TikTok “ban,” and Microsoft’s weird offer to buy it. What the hell is going on? At the end of last week, President Trump threatened to ban the TikTok video-sharing service, although the mechanics

Why are Teslas so big?

Teslas might not be big by American standards, but they look huge everywhere else. And shouldn’t an electric car be smaller anyway?