Jordan Pearson

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Uber's Hyper-Individualized Prices Are Tearing Us Apart

Do you get $4 off of rides? 50 percent? Or has Uber peered into your soul and determined you're the type of jerk who should pay full price? None of this makes sense anymore and nobody knows why.
Jordan Pearson
2.7.20
Games Opinion

'Death Stranding' Had the Video Game Mechanic of the Year

The most stunning interaction of the year in gaming wasn't a screen-shaking trigger pull or a katana deathblow. It was a hug.
Jordan Pearson
12.24.19
Tech news

Amazon Is Helping Police Trap Package Thieves in Canada, Too

The tech giant, which has partnered with hundreds of police forces in the U.S., contributed packages and "surveillance technology" to the Prince George RCMP detachment for a package theft sting that led to an arrest.
Jordan Pearson
12.16.19
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We Have Questions for This Sloth Found Gorging on Human Poo in a Toilet

It's been a long time since we found you eating crap. Are you OK?
Jordan Pearson
12.3.19
Tech news

Researcher Arrested for Allegedly Teaching North Korea About Ethereum

Virgil Griffith has been arrested for allegedly giving a presentation on cryptocurrency in North Korea, where discussion touched on evading sanctions. Griffith maintains his presentation contained basic concepts that could be found online.
Jordan Pearson
11.29.19
Opinion

Tesla’s Cybertruck Is a Vehicle for the Adult Baby Class War

Who needs a bulletproof truck to go buy groceries? I'll tell you who.
Jordan Pearson
11.22.19
Games Opinion

'Death Stranding' Is a Collective Power Fantasy About Infrastructure and Aid

'Death Stranding' starts as a lonely trek, but becomes something much more meaningful, and fun, as players work together to build up the world.
Jordan Pearson
11.15.19
psa

Halloween PSA: Vampires Suck!

These insatiable bloodsuckers have the dead spinning in their graves.
Jordan Pearson
10.31.19
Tech news

Twitter Is Banning Political Ads

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced that the social network will not accept political ads starting on November 22, and promised more details when the final rules are published in two weeks.
Jordan Pearson
Samantha Cole
10.30.19
Tech news

The California Wildfires Knocked a Big Company Website Offline

O'Reilly Media's website went offline "due to the fires and power outages in California," an unsettling reminder that the internet isn't immune from the ripple effects of the climate crisis and corporate negligence.
Jordan Pearson
10.29.19
Tech news

Zuckerberg's Latest Libra Pitch: Maintaining American Power

The Facebook CEO's pitch to Congress on its planned cryptocurrency was a hard sell: Let us build it, or China will.
Jordan Pearson
10.23.19
Tech news

Yahoo Groups Is Winding Down and All Content Will Be Permanently Removed

Users won't be able to upload new content to the site after October 28 and have until December 14 to archive their content, Yahoo said in an announcement.
Jordan Pearson
10.16.19
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