The New York Times reporter on influencer culture, the latest meme trends and her "stupid" optimism.
List: Emily Segal
The brand strategist and artist on online poetry workshops, a "transcendentally slutty" e-comm site and more.
An interview with the writer of the exceptional new memoir "Uncanny Valley."
List: Camden Hauge
The Shanghai food maven on where to buy fireflies online, the best travel site no one knows about and more.
A Very Caret Gift Guide
List: Liana Finck
The cartoonist beloved by Instagram and The New Yorker alike shares her favorite podcasts, IG accounts and more.
Vintage Computer Ads Are Funny
The SF creative director speaks candidly about design in the digital age.
List: Samuel Valenti IV
The Ghostly founder on his favorite playlists, YouTube docs and more.
List: Jess Rona
The Insta famous dog groomer gives good internet.
The "Diva of the Diode" reflects on life, music and falling in love with a machine.
List: Vanessa Grigoriadis
A podcast playlist from the creator of "The Making of Ivanka Trump."
List: Mandy Harris Williams
The internet favorites of Instagram's @idealblackfemale.
List: Julianna Barwick
The LA musician on her favorite guilty YouTube pleasure, an IG account that cracks her up and more.
List: Chris Black
The Done to Death founder and internet critic-at-large shares his favorite online finds.
It's Shockingly Easy to Change Your Own Computer Battery
List: Jenny Odell
How the author of "How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy" surfs the web.
List: Ross Goodwin
The Google Creative Technologist shares his cabinet of internet curiosities.
List: Emma Stevenson
A book lover's guide to the Internet courtesy of [reads] co-founder Emma Stevenson.
The famous "grey hat" hacker on computer-jumping viruses, government cyber warfare and a fun little hack you can try at home.
List: Julia Sherman
The Salad for President founder on her favorite exotic fruit IG account, online seed emporium and more.
Where To Find Good Sex On The Internet
Creative strategist Maritza Lerman Yoes takes us on an online sex safari.
In Praise of Noise-Cancelling Headphones
The "Broad Band" author and YACHT singer on how the internet would look if women had designed it.
List: Charles Broskoski
The Are.na co-founder on the website he loves (but has no idea what is for) and more.
List: Molly Lambert
The writer/podcaster on her favorite feline Twitter account and a site where you (literally) watch grass grow.
The $9 Device That's a Travel Game-Changer
List: Carson Mell
The "Silicon Valley" writer's favorite online destinations include a paranormal podcast and home movies from an Old West woodworker.
The inactive wear designers recommend the coziest corners of the internet.
The New Yorker writer and social media favorite talks fame and self-representation in the Internet era, her abiding love for "self-consciously slutty Instagram It girls" and much more.
Renowned tech guru and Wired co-founder Kevin Kelly built his career on a knack for knowing what’s next. The Caret caught up with him to talk about—what else—the future.
List: Kate Sennert
The @newagecocaine creator makes a strong case for Facebook Marketplace.
List: Laurie Trott
The fashion stylist's guide to the best online brands.
A candid interview with the internet pioneer and Buzzfeed honcho on the future of media.
List: Shane O'Neill
The "Internetting" producer's 10 favorite YouTube clips.
List: Trevor McFedries
The Lil' Miquela creator on the experience economy, his favorite (human) IG account and more.
List: Laura McLaws Helms
IG retro queen @laurakitty on the best web astrologist, an herbalist's newsletter and more.
Karley Sciortino, aka Slutever, on sex and dating in the digital age.
The duo behind the popular Silver Lake restaurant on their favorite food newsletter, British podcast obsession and more.
List: Rachael Yaeger
The [reads] co-founder's current digital obsessions include a daily gratitude app and the Airbnb of upstate NY cabins.
The online video superstar on the secret to virality, internet celebrity and going Hollywood.
The Robot Ethicist on machine empathy, her cyborg "pets" and the limits (if any) of artificial intelligence.
NIGHT+MARKET chef, Kris Yenbamroong, shares his favorite online finds including an Instagram cooking tutorial for sea cucumbers, Tom Ford espadrilles and his go-to Postmates order.
LA-based interiors photographer Laure Joliet is known for a serene, sun-drenched style that can transform even the humblest abode. Below, she divulges her social media styling tips, real estate porn "type" and ambivalent thoughts on visual culture.
An interview with Torsten Bergler, who co-founded the lifestyle website, Freunde von Freunden, and oversees the creative agency MoreSleep and design resources site Design Made In Germany.
In addition to her budding career as a comedy writer, Caroline Goldfarb is a digital jack-of-all-trades.
Karina Longworth is a film historian, writer and podcaster in LA.
If The Caret had a patron saint, it would be writer Virginia Heffernan. She brought the internet to the culture section, blending intellectual rigor and pop fluency in her NYT Magazine column, "The Medium” and later a book, "Magic and Loss.”
Photographer/filmmaker Richard Kern got his start documenting the gritty debauchery of the 1980s East Village. Today, his photographs of nubile, undressed girls have found a new audience thanks to Instagram.
An award-winning designer with a sixth sense for branding, Roanne Adams is the founder of the NYC creative studio RoAndCo and recently launched her own magazine, Romance Journal. Here, she talks about her industry, favorite meditation app and more.
The creator of beloved Twitter alien, "Jomny Sun" (@jonnysun), Jonny Sun is every bit as funny and charming as his extraterrestrial alter ego. The Caret caught up with Sun, on tour for his new book "Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Alienb Too", to chat.
Lesley Arfin is the creator of the show "Love" on Netflix. She also wrote the book Dear Diary and is an avid Pinterest-er.
A pioneer of ARG and former Xbox designer, Elan Lee is a legend in the video game industry. He's also a Kickstarter maestro, having orchestrated the most successful campaign in history for his card game, Exploding Kittens.
Tracy McMillan is a relationship expert, author and TV writer whose credits include "Mad Men" and the book, “Why You’re Not Married…Yet." She’s currently writing a book based on her viral TEDx talk, "The Person You Really Need to Marry."
Allan Yu is a New York digital designer who's worked on everything from scrappy e-comm startups (Svpply) to tech giant moonshots (Google X).
Ann Friedman is a journalist who contributes regularly to New York Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, and The Gentlewoman. She's also the co-host of the podcast "Call Your Girlfriend" and author of a popular weekly email newsletter.
Marc Kremers is the Creative Director and founder of Future Corp, a London digital creative agency that’s created sites for The xx, Cindy Sherman and Mario Testino. He’s developing a video platform, vvatch.tv for streaming video channels.
Jade Chang is a writer to watch. Her debut novel, "The Wangs vs. the World," is a New York Times Editors' Choice and was named one of the best books of 2016 by Buzzfeed, NPR, Elle and Amazon (to name a few).
Molly Young is a writer for The New York Times and the former creative lead for Warby Parker
One of the "fathers of the internet," Vint Cerf was instrumental in the development of TCP/IP technology as well as the first commercial email system.