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Will Oremus

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Technology writer for Slate.com

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Mark Zuckerberg has extended his apology tour to Europe. But he got some sharp questions from members of the EU’s parliament on Tuesday.

Mark Zuckerberg and data protection in Europe

Mark Zuckerberg has extended his apology tour to Europe. But he got some sharp questions from members of the EU’s parliament on Tuesday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Google showed off a robot that sounds convincingly human at its annual conference for developers earlier this month.

The blurred line between human and machine

Google showed off a robot that sounds convincingly human at its annual conference for developers earlier this month.

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We talk about why you might want to invest in a pair of boxer briefs that are billed as smartphone-proof, and why you might not want to get a laundry-folding machine.

At CES: $980 clothes-folding machine, smartphone-proof boxers

We talk about why you might want to invest in a pair of boxer briefs that are billed as smartphone-proof, and why you might not want to get a laundry-folding machine.

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