Rose Eveleth, WIRED

Rose Eveleth


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Past articles by Rose:

It's Time for an End-of-Life Discussion About Nursing Homes

With residents and staff dying by the tens of thousands, the very future of long-term care should be in question. → Read More

Stop Saying Driverless Cars Will Help Old People

And maybe start including them in research instead of just assuming we know what they want. → Read More

Why Do Tech Companies File So Many Weird, Alarming Patents?

Most of these patents are basically science fiction. Companies love them anyway. → Read More

Can Sci-Fi Writers Prepare Us for an Uncertain Future?

Businesses and public policy makers are tapping novelists to imagine the path forward. But how much stock should we put in the predictions of storytellers? → Read More

The No. 1 Ladies’ Defrauding Agency

What a 19th-century scammer can teach us about women, lying, and economic boom-and-bust cycles → Read More

Transhumanism Is Tempting—Until You Remember Inspector Gadget

Tech gurus are obsessed with treating bodies like machines—something a 30-year-old cartoon about a tricked-out detective suggests won’t work. → Read More

Why are Journalism Contests So Expensive to Enter?

Winners of the both the Peabody and Webby Awards were announced in recent weeks. To enter both competitions, assuming a freelancer only wants to enter a single category, will run upward of $500. The Online Journalism Awards cost up to $175 per entry. The National Magazine Awards cost $395 per entry for non-members. The James … → Read More

When Futurism Led to Fascism—and Why It Could Happen Again

The Italian Futurists praised invention, modernity, speed, and disruption. Sound familiar? → Read More

Do You Really Need a Human to Do That Job?

We imagined a form that managers might have to fill out in the future to request that a human do a job instead of a robot. → Read More

When You Die, Where Should We Upload Your Brain?

In the future, advanced directives for medical care will only become more complicated. → Read More

What Kinds of Bureaucracy Will We Be Complaining About in the Future?

In this new series, we imagine forms from the future and break down what they say about our impending realities. → Read More

Google Glass Wasn't a Failure. It Raised Crucial Concerns

With each new device, we open up a legal conversation about privacy standards. Google Glass was a rare example of people pushing back. → Read More

Harnessing the Power of Video Games for Journalism

ou’re looking at a map of New York City when a red stick figure drops on the corner of Nostrand and Atlantic in Brooklyn. “Lauren is having a heart attack!” To save her, you must get her to the nearest hospital. But as you do, several more stick figures fall from the sky, calling for … → Read More

The Cattle Industry Is Having a Cow Over Whether Lab-Grown Meat Should Be Called Meat

Is meat the muscle of an animal? Or is it the remains of a living creature? If the former, this lab-grown stuff is meat. If the latter, it’s not. → Read More

When a cold case is solved, why can’t internet sleuths move on?

Redditors and forum users invest time trying to solve incidents involving total strangers, only to be left hanging when their research pays off. → Read More

Do Ice Dancing Partners Get a Bump in Their Scores if They’re Sex Partners?

We did the math. → Read More

Vice News correspondent Elle Reeve and "Charlottesville: Race and Terror"

Elle Reeve with white nationalist Christopher Cantwell during the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville in August Vice News The 22-minute “Vice News Tonight” documentary “Charlottesville: Race and Terror” provided a chilling look at the white supremacists behind the violent “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Va., in August. It quickly went viral. “They were really, really, really… → Read More

The creator of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ on where the show will go next

A conversation with Bruce Miller on a bonus episode of ‘The Red Center’ → Read More

The Red Center: Episode #8

Shows are often crunched for time in season-ending episodes, and The Handmaid’s Tale is no exception. Its creators managed to pack a lot into the hour, and though Gilead persists, it’s clear that season 2 won’t be strapped for material. Rose and Laura talk, however, about how the source material of Margaret Atwood’s book is indeed exhausted by the finale, in some unexpected ways. → Read More

The Red Center: Episode 7

The ninth episode of The Handmaid’s Tale, “The Bridge,” shows us women on the edge. Janine literally so, but other women more metaphorically: June, Moira, Serena Joy, and even the Waterfords’ housekeeper seem ready to revolt. The cracks in the Gileadan system are now clear to everyone — not just the handmaids. Rose and Laura are left to wonder: Is Aunt Lydia the only clear-cut villain of Gilead? → Read More