The New York Times reporter on influencer culture, the latest meme trends and her "stupid" optimism.
An interview with the writer of the exceptional new memoir "Uncanny Valley."
The SF creative director speaks candidly about design in the digital age.
The famous "grey hat" hacker on computer-jumping viruses, government cyber warfare and a fun little hack you can try at home.
The "Broad Band" author and YACHT singer on how the internet would look if women had designed it.
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.
A candid interview with the internet pioneer and Buzzfeed honcho on the future of media.
Karley Sciortino, aka Slutever, on sex and dating in the digital age.
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.