iPhones can now tell blind users where and how far

Apple has packed an interesting new accessibility feature into the latest beta of iOS: a system that detects the presence of and distance to people in the view of the iPhone’s camera, so blind users can social distance effectively, among many other things. The feature emerged from Apple’s ARKit, for which the company developed “people…

How to Turn Your Email into a Money Magnet

A quick Google search will tell you right away that email marketing has the highest return on investment for your marketing dollar. But that's only if it's done the right way! The top 5% of online...

What social networks have learned since the 2016 election

On the eve on the 2020 U.S. election, tensions are running high. The good news? 2020 isn’t 2016. Social networks are way better prepared to handle a wide array of complex, dangerous or otherwise ambiguous...

How to make lots of commissions without trying…

I'm not gonna lie. Being an affiliate can be a real pain in the ass at times. Especially if you're just starting out, don't have an email list and scrabbling around for commission crumbs among the...

Inside Mark Zuckerberg’s Lost Notebook

I first met Mark Zuckerberg in March 2006. At the time, I was the lead tech writer at Newsweek and was working on a story about what we were calling Web 2.0—the notion that...

Batman Is Only Kinda Good at Crime Scene Investigation

You’ve seen the scene a thousand times: a cop, probably in a trench coat, shows up at the site of a brutal murder or some other crime and starts poking around, trying to figure...