Backchannel to Washington | WIRED

Mikey Dickerson and Haley Van Dyck. Steven Levy.Backchannel’s photo Go to Washington Hello, Backchannel followers! I want to highlight some of the stories we did this week on an important and engaging topic: government information technology reform. Don’t yawn! This is sweet stuff! Recall the failure of healthcare.gov when the website healthcare.gov almost broke the … Read more

Backchannel Art / Photography | WIRED

WIRED is where tomorrow comes to fruition. It is the essential source of information and ideas for an ever-changing world. The WIRED conversation sheds light on how technology is changing every aspect of our lives – from culture to business, to science to design. The breakthroughs and innovations we discover lead to new ways of … Read more

BACKCHANNEL: On the Internet, no one knows you are a dog. So how can they tell if you have depression?

Hello Backchannel readers, This is Jessi. On May 17, thousands of people subscribing to the Wikipedia public mailing list received an email titled “The End”. In it, a Wikipedia editor that we’ll call Elliott begins, “I’ve been blocked forever. I was bullied and I am suicidal. What will you do if you receive this email? … Read more

Join Backchannel Editor and Guest Host Susan Lyne for Breakfast

Join Backchannel’s editors and Host Susan Lyne for Breakfast Dear readers, Reverse channel editor Steven, Jessi and Sandra, along with our guest host Susan Lyne, are inviting you to take part in a test: a Backchannel Breakfast Shop. On Friday, November 18th, we will gather 30 people at the Ace Hotel in New York for … Read more

Special Problem: Home Backchannel Phones We’re bringing you stories about how technology changes and transforms the places we call homes. Welcome to Home Week.

Special Problem: Home Backchannel Phones We’re bringing you stories about how technology changes and transforms the places we call homes. Welcome to Home Week.

Pitch Backchannel: A story about the origins of technology

Writers: We are looking for stories about the players and organizations that shaped and created today’s businesses. As always, the Backchannel team is committed to delivering the biggest stories in technology. In 2017, we explored these issues deeply through theme week. (If you haven’t already, you should read our series on Home page and OutsiderFor … Read more