Shira Ovide Newsletter Writer
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  • The New York Times

Shira Ovide writes the On Tech newsletter, a guide to how technology is reshaping our lives and world.

455 Articles
3 months ago
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A Goodbye to Readers and a Reflection

In Shira Ovide’s last On Tech newsletter, she looks back at how the past two and a half years have shifted her thinki...

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One Solution to the Digital Divide: Teens

Closing the online gap in America will require everything we’ve got, including video game-playing teenagers.

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Apple, the Ad Critic, Now Embraces Ads

Apple has long supported privacy and shunned those intrusive ads. What happens when it sells more ads, too?

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Why Peloton Is Selling on Amazon

The dream was to sell directly to customers. Now Peloton is on Amazon, Casper is in a furniture shop, and it’s awkward.

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Can Uber Be Useful and Do Us Good?

New research suggests that ride services in India might cut pollution. We haven’t seen this in the U.S.

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4 months ago
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The Faded but Winning Pandemic Star

Sales are down, but there is no need to pity the Chromebook.

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Wasn’t TikTok Supposed to Be Fun?

No social app remains free of arguments over politics and social issues once it becomes popular.

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The Quantify-Everything Economy

Data can make our lives richer, but let’s not forget that people are not machines.

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Driverless Cars Shouldn’t Be a Race

Sometimes it’s better to be safe than first.

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Taxpayers for U.S. Chips

What a $280 billion law signed by President Biden this week might mean for Americans.

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Travel the World in an App

But be careful: Flight-tracking technology can be addictive.

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Classic Internet Censorship

New regulations in Indonesia show that strict online controls are no longer confined to autocratic countries like China.

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