It’s here! The first episode in our new series, .
Today, our launch episode. Every day next week, a new conversation with a badass woman about the highs and lows of living online. And how they've bent the internet to their will. Trust us, you don’t have to be a woman for this series to be a must-listen.
Erica Joy Baker, software engineer. (Amy Harrity )
Since #metoo, we’re rethinking what it means to be a woman in the world. But what about being a woman online? In this first episode, why we need No Filter. Plus, we go deep with software engineer . She’s worked behind the scenes at Google, Slack, Patreon. Sites we use to present ourselves to the world, built mostly by white men. Erica explains why that really matters.
My Digital Revolution
Stories of life online, told live. We teamed up with .
Our new series
Am I Normal?
Everyone wants to know if we’re normal. Is my body normal, is my brain normal, are my feelings normal? Data artist will tell you. And she’ll explain why normal is BS.
In the right hands, data is more than statistics. It can expand our understanding of ourselves, and this strange planet that we call home.
Mona is the ). And what data can and can’t tell us about America.
What to Think About Before Posting Family Photos
A little while back, we asked you some questions about posting photos. Do you post pictures of your kids? Do your parents post photos of you? Why, why not?
We thought maybe a couple hundred people would answer.
But we struck a nerve. We got more than twelve hundred responses, with more than six hundred long-form answers ( ). You have strong feelings on this one. Feelings full of nuance and complexity, no surprise.
This week, psychologist and author Guy Winch helps untangle our mixed posting emotions. He sees kids and adults, individuals and families in his private practice, and he has a new book, How to Fix a Broken Heart.
Plus, , a mom whose family posts were part of her brand - until she stopped gramming cold turkey.
Have Dating Apps Killed Romance?
Here’s a real message from OKCupid: “Hi, good evening, nice photos. You are not fat.” And that’s one of the few messages polite enough to share. It’s rough on dating apps. But so many of us are using them. How can romance survive?
Well, maybe it can’t.
This week, sociologist
We go behind the scenes as they prepare for battle. Featuring a mystery dater, full of horror stories and insights in the quest for 21st century love.