This Love Machine Was the OKCupid of 1955

Twentieth century science was particularly obsessed with finding new ways to approach love — or in some cases, lust. During the 1920s, technology magazines insisted that you'd be able to find the perfect partner through a series of highly scientific tests. By the 1950s, mechanical computers and love-automats were the… » 5/20/14 5:48pm 5/20/14 5:48pm

How Do You Get a Million People to Buy a Gadget That Nobody's Even Used…

The iPhone and the iPad are card-carrying members. Modern Warfare 3 is, like, the President. I'm talking, of course, about the Million-Plus Preorder Club. Now the Amazon Kindle Fire has joined the ranks. Before anyone even touched a Kindle Fire. » 11/14/11 3:22pm 11/14/11 3:22pm