Revelations about Lady MurderfaceTalia Jane is not a naive Millennial as she ignores Yelp for her low salary and triggers a pay rise. If you had her weird life, you could …

Revelations about Lady MurderfaceTalia Jane is not a naive Millennial as she ignores Yelp for her low salary and triggers a pay rise. If you had her weird life, you could …

Apple Pay needs to prove it’s actually better than a physical wallet

This week, Apple announced the expansion of mobile payments to more countries. But to really grow, Apple Pay needs to do more than just replace credit cards. Subscribe Friday is our attempt to put news into context. Once a week, we’ll call out a recent headline, provide updates and explain why it’s important.On September 9, … Read more

Silicon Valley’s largest companies pay her for advice – but it’s free!

The Largest Silicon Valley Companies pay her for advice – but it’s free for you! (Credit: Michael Brands / TED)Hello, Backchannel people! Steven here. This is my last newsletter of the year – you can hear from Jessi or Sandra next week – and I think instead of continuing on whether tech CEOs should sit … Read more

Pagers, pay phones and dialers: The way we communicate on 9/11

Think about communication 9/11 made me realize how different our experiences of today’s attacks will be – and we’ll learn more, for better or for worse, thanks to connectivity. and the instinct to turn to technology first when a disaster strikes. On 9/11, only three cinematographers, incidentally a foreigner – a French filmmaker, a German … Read more