uber

Uber Office Has Nice Port-a-Potties for 'Employees Only,' Inferior Ones for Drivers

'Employee only' port-a-potties at an Uber service center in Los Angeles are solar powered 'VIP-Single' toilets.
Edward Ongweso Jr
Jason Koebler
9 hours ago
Ticketmaster

Ticketmaster's Anti-Scalping Technology Actually Helps Scalpers, Not Fans

Buying tickets on Ticketmaster continues to be a complete disaster for everyone who doesn't make a living buying tickets.
Jason Koebler
11.18.19
Apple

Apple Has Finally Changed the MacBook Pro Keyboard, Which Was Complete Garbage

The new MacBook Pro is going back to the old keyboard.
Jason Koebler
11.13.19
ergonomics

Should Massage Tables Replace Office Chairs? An Ergonomics Investigation

Chairs are bad for you and massage tables have a hole for your face to look at a screen on the floor. What could go wrong?
Jason Koebler
11.8.19
Twitter

Twitter's Current Top Trending Hashtags: #forcedanal and #creampie

Yet another embarrassing failure of an algorithmic trends widget.
Jason Koebler
11.7.19
Sports

G/O Media Editorial Director Who Told Deadspin to 'Stick to Sports' Resigns

Paul Maidment says it "has been a great honor" to work at G/O Media.
Jason Koebler
11.5.19
Elections

Donald Trump’s Polling Place Information Site Is a Data Harvesting Honeypot

How to find your voting place without giving Trump your phone number or email address.
Jason Koebler
11.5.19
Deadspin

Deadspin Was a Good Website

A private equity firm and G/O Media have destroyed an important part of the internet for no obvious reason.
Jason Koebler
10.31.19
G/O Media

G/O Media Is Fighting Its Staff Over 'Objectively Bad' Autoplay Ads

Deadspin, Gizmodo, and Jezebel have been inundated with sound-on ads that the rest of the internet killed a decade ago.
Jason Koebler
10.29.19
comcast

Dear Comcast, I Noticed Your Email About My Tweet and Wanted You to Have This Blog

Comcast has spent the last day trying to tell anyone who shared an article about its lobbying efforts that the lobbying is innocent.
Jason Koebler
10.25.19
NSO Group

The Washington Post’s New Columnist Consults for Spyware Firm That Helps Saudi Arabia Surveil Journalists

The new Washington Post columnist consults for NSO Group, which is currently being sued for helping Saudi Arabia surveil Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered.
Jason Koebler
10.22.19
journalism

At the Times, a Hesitance to Hyperlink

Journalists at the New York Times and its own standards editor say that getting continually dragged by other journalists for not giving credit is embarrassing.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Jason Koebler
10.17.19
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