If You Could Only Use One Social Network, What Would It Be?

Few of us have the mental bandwidth to care about the latest hot new social thing. When Foursquare split its app, I never downloaded Swarm in protest. I never signed up for Ello. Do I sound too get-off-my-lawn when I say screw Snapchat? » 3/30/15 7:00pm Monday 7:00pm

"It's Not My Job to Plug Things In," and Other Nightmare IT Stories

We asked for the worst stories you had about working in IT. You rose to the challenge and then some. We may need to wipe and reboot our brains to recover from these. » 3/27/15 5:30pm Friday 5:30pm

How Did You Prepare For Y2K?

We live in a world obsessed with the threat of terrorism. But fifteen years ago, the media was in constant hysterics over Y2K, or "the Millennium bug." A real coding error that required many a fix, Y2K also provoked outsize paranoia and survivalist tactics that anticipated the end of the world. What were you up to? » 3/24/15 6:00pm 3/24/15 6:00pm

Tell Us Your Nightmare Stories About Working In IT

A friend of mine once told a tale about his years at the Apple Genius Bar that I never forgot. It involved a customer, a Mac Mini, and a handful of cockroaches. » 3/23/15 3:41pm 3/23/15 3:41pm

Let's Talk About Whatever You Want Right Now

Last week at this time it was sunny. Now it's snowing outside. At the end of March. This week, amiright? All I want to do is think about the movies I'll be mainlining this weekend. Good riddance, week. » 3/20/15 6:15pm 3/20/15 6:15pm

What Are Your Earliest Web Browser Memories?

Microsoft has rung the death knell for Internet Explorer — and it's likely that few of us will mourn. IE has been sort of a joke for years, but there was a time when it was mighty. How far back into browser history do you go? Tell us what you remember. » 3/17/15 6:30pm 3/17/15 6:30pm

Warren Ellis Answers Your Questions About The Future

Author, comics legend and uncanny futurist Warren Ellis has gifted us with his insight into your pressing questions about the coming days of tech, free speech, the music industry, space travel, which Earthbound species is most likely to have alien origins, and much, much more. » 3/16/15 5:32pm 3/16/15 5:32pm

Let's Talk About Whatever You Want Right Now

The sun is shining here in New York City for what feels like the first time in 100 years. The sun now stays up past 4pm. Winter is vanquished! And this week has been big for White Noise. Let's talk amongst ourselves. » 3/13/15 5:40pm 3/13/15 5:40pm

Are You Addicted To Tabs Or Do You Love A Clean Browser Screen?

I used to assume everyone browsed Just Like Me, until a friend recoiled in horror from the sight of my stuffed browser. Apparently not everyone works or plays online with roughly 20,000 tabs open. How do you do it? » 3/10/15 5:52pm 3/10/15 5:52pm

Ask Warren Ellis Your Craziest Questions About The Future

To help us kick off the new White Noise, Warren Ellis has graciously agreed to answer our questions about the future. Ask the creator of Transmetropolitan and the popularizer of the bowel disruptor what's on your mind. We'll send some choice questions over and publish his answers later this week. » 3/10/15 1:32pm 3/10/15 1:32pm

Welcome to White Noise, Where Everyone Is a Reporter

We are thrilled to be relaunching White Noise as a vertical within Gizmodo, giving our community a platform all its own. We want you to join us in our ongoing mission to write, record, debate, and review our fast-evolving world. We know how plugged in you are, and we need your help to figure out the future. » 3/09/15 5:59pm 3/09/15 5:59pm

Let's Talk About Whatever You Want Right Now

There are only a handful of hours left in the work week before you can start prepping for face-stuffing and football-watching on Super Bowl Sunday. This year's big game will feature 44,928 LED lights (which will hopefully stay on), two teams, one Katy Perry, and not a single drone. It's all bound to be entertaining. » 1/30/15 10:01am 1/30/15 10:01am

Let's Talk About Whatever You Want Right Now

It's basically summer, guys. We're a week away from February which is a month away from March which is the magical month when spring officially starts. We're almost there. You can almost feel the non-freezing April showers and smell the May flowers. » 1/23/15 5:24pm 1/23/15 5:24pm

Let's Talk About Whatever You Want Right Now

Heigh ho, heigh ho, it's off from work we go. Well, it's Friday and it's almost time to get off from work, so that's good enough for firing up the old Gizmodo round table. » 1/09/15 5:05pm 1/09/15 5:05pm

Let's Talk About Whatever You Want Right Now

You think the news will be all heartwarming Santa stuff the week before Christmas, but hackers come in and steal Sony's Christmas. But worry not, little elves, we've got a big 'ol blog fire roaring here at Gizmodo. Grab a hot cup of content and come talk about whatever you want right now. » 12/19/14 5:46pm 12/19/14 5:46pm

Let's Talk About Whatever You Want Right Now

By now you've probably had your fill of food, family, and complaining about the new Star Wars teaser trailer on Twitter. So come on in, pull up a keyboard, and spend some time talking about your food coma, the Black Friday bargains you found, or Episode 7. » 11/28/14 4:31pm 11/28/14 4:31pm

Let's Talk About Whatever You Want Right Now

Come in, door's open. It's Friday afternoon, and you're cordially invited to come hang out with us inside this great thing called the internet. » 11/07/14 5:16pm 11/07/14 5:16pm

Let's Talk About Whatever You Want Right Now

It's Friday! Not only that, it's a Halloween Friday! It's time to time to stuff yourself silly with candy and hang out with the Giz staff, shooting the sweet breeze about whatever you'd like. » 10/31/14 4:18pm 10/31/14 4:18pm

Let's Talk About Whatever You Want Right Now

You know what? It's Friday! Thank goodness! Let's all make like Diddy and Bjork and talk about anything and everything in this here Kinja, right here, right now. » 10/24/14 5:35pm 10/24/14 5:35pm