Stories by Mike Elgan

When the bot is you

Soon you'll be chatting away with artificially intelligent bots. But the bot revolution will also usher in something strange: It will give us a bot to talk for us, as us. I call it a "me bot."

Lifelogging is dead (for now)

A funny thing happened on the road to capturing everything: Hardware failed to keep up, and social media made it redundant.

Surprising tips from a super-hacker

Virtually everyone in technology knows about Kevin Mitnick, the one-time fugitive hacker who is now a security consultant. Mitnick has a wealth of security advice for the public.

The surprising truth about Facebook's Internet.org

You might think Internet.org is a nonprofit organization launched by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and dedicated to bringing Internet access to people who can't access it, or can't afford it. But that's not the case.

Photographic memory made easy

Lifelogging used to be an obscure area of geek research. Now you're doing it every day. Here's how to lifelog even better.

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