How Much Twitter and Facebook Is Okay When You're On Vacation?

Barcelona is such a wonderful place to visit if you get the chance. Check out the architecture. Eat the jamón. Drink the wine. Our own Kyle Wagner is there right now on vacation, and although you'd think he'd be chilling away from the internet, he's tweeting about which camera he's using. » 3/01/13 2:40pm 3/01/13 2:40pm

Objectify This Tech Writer: Kyle Wagner (Updated)

Here at Gizmodo, we celebrate Objectify a Male Tech Writer Day. Join in on the festivities by PhotoShopping our sexiest writer, Kyle Wagner, into the most compromising positions. Think slutty schoolgirl. Sweaty fireman. Sexy Subway sandwich artist. » 1/23/13 12:40pm 1/23/13 12:40pm

Can A Dumb Social Media Tool Turn This Chump Into the Internet's Top…

There are a lot of services that purport to measure your online influence. Klout, Kred, and PeerIndex will slice and dice your social media presence, and turn you into a number. The higher your number, they argue, the more influential you are. It's bullshit. But it's bullshit that's increasingly accepted a serious… » 3/28/12 3:20pm 3/28/12 3:20pm

I Lost 3 Laptops in 4 Months and This Post Is My Penance

I lost my bag on Halloween night. It had two laptops—one of which was a review unit—a bunch of notes, and all the rest of my life in it. It was one of the worst and most helpless things I've ever felt. Last night I did it again. » 2/10/12 2:00pm 2/10/12 2:00pm

The One About The Las Vegas Per Diem (Updated)

"Just bought $50 of burritos to take home because I haven't finished my per diem." That's the message we just got from Gizmodo editorial assistant Kyle Wagner, who clearly doesn't quite get how Gawker Media per diems work. » 1/11/12 6:59pm 1/11/12 6:59pm

Why You Should Never Share Your Twitter Password

This past Friday, I mentioned that I was trying to get the new Twitter web client. My colleague and noted internet deviant Mat Honan graciously offered to pop in the workaround for me if I'd send him my password. I was in a rush to get to a meeting, so unaccountably, I agreed. Big mistake. » 12/20/11 5:00pm 12/20/11 5:00pm