Why your rights shouldn’t depend on your employer

The Supreme Court decision that struck down Roe v. Wade also ushered in a new era for the workplace, and for how all of us—yes, in every country—relate to our employers and employees. Within hours of the decision, a string of major companies announced their intention...

Should you buy an iPad? The sequel: 4 reasons to buy a 3G iPad

It’s only been a little over three months since I got the first iPad — a 64 GB WiFi-only model that I picked up the day they were released. But I’ll be honest. As much as I’ve enjoyed playing Mirror’s Edge, my WiFi iPad felt like a big toy. After spending even more money, upgrading to the 64 GB iPad with WiFi and 3G, let me tell you: that $129 is worth every penny.

7 innovations that make travel easier

After seven years in which out-of-town travel was a relatively infrequent (and rushed) experience, I’m struck by how much easier air travel is now compared to my pre-parent days. Here are a few of the non-social-media innovations that make travel much better than it was in 2002.

Best tech gadgets of 2009 (so far)

Our contribution to the economic recovery took the form of feverish technology purchasing throughout April, May and early June. Now that the dust and Visa bills have settled, it’s time to stop and rate the roses.

The ratings I’ve assinged to our past 6 months of tech investments aren’t based on assessments of comparative products — though every product on the list was purchased after reading other people’s reviews and comparative