Andrew Paul

Andrew Paul is a contributing writer for Input Magazine and The AV Club, with work also recently featured by Rolling Stone, GQ, Slate, NBC Think, and McSweeney's Internet Tendency.
Kraken is granted approval to become America's first crypto-bank
Andrew Paul
The bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange service unveiled Kraken Financial earlier this week.
Culture
US Navy partners with Lockheed Martin on giant killer robot ships
Andrew Paul
Large, armed, unmanned naval ships will soon be coasting along the high seas defending U.S. geopolitical interests.
Tech
Facebook's Project Aria is ambitious, impressive, and a privacy nightmare
Andrew Paul
The good news? The tech looks incredible. The bad news? The tech comes from Facebook.
Culture
Here's the Pentagon's very real zombie outbreak contingency plan
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Designed by junior military officers at U.S. Strategic Command, CONPLAN 8888 is real, it's online, and it even includes zombie chickens.
Culture
AT&T might soon offer phone plans with ads in exchange for discounts
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CEO John Stankey floated the idea of offering discounts for some kind of ad-enhanced experience in an interview.
Culture
8K images of Mars are in the cards for upcoming Martian moon mission
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The upcoming Japanese space mission will include an ultra-high resolution camera for some of our best looks yet at the Red Planet.
Tech
CBP says it wasn't wrong in seizing OnePlus Buds because they violate Apple's trademark
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Customs doubled down in a response to Input regarding the seizure of 2000 OnePlus Buds it billed as counterfeit AirPods on Twitter.
Culture
Walmart announces its drone delivery partnership with Zipline
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The Big Box retailer will begin testing one-hour deliveries near its headquarters next year.
Culture
Customs seized 2,000 OnePlus Buds, mistaking them for counterfeit AirPods
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We're still not sure if this is the worst free advertising for OnePlus, or the best?
Whoops
It's well past time to accept that we are living in 'Blade Runner'
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Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Dystopian Cyberpunk Hellscape
Culture
It's totally legal to censor Jon Hamm's penis for comedy's sake
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A New York judge ruled in HuffPost's favor after getting sued for copyright infringement, with genuinely important ramifications for the internet.
Culture
Epic Games users have two days to figure out their logins before Apple ID stops working
Andrew Paul
The pettiest beef in Big Tech continues unabated. Meanwhile, the entire western United States is on fire, if you hadn't already noticed.
Gaming
For only $6 you can take your rage out on one of the best zombie games ever
Andrew Paul
You're going to feel so much better after whacking hordes of shopping mall zombies. Trust us, you will.
Good Finds
Ryan Reynolds (and Mint Mobile) brought Rick Moranis out of retirement
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Moranis, 67, has rarely appeared on film or television in nearly twenty years.
Culture
Biden's celebrity surrogates to start shilling for him on Cameo
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A number of B-list celebrities will donate their profits on the D-list celebrity app to the Biden campaign
Culture
Facebook to remove videos of Trump telling people to vote twice
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Unless people post with some context explaining just how wrong and illegal it is.
Culture
Contact tracing in America is failing due to conspiracy theories
Andrew Paul
An analysis shows Americans are reluctant thanks to a toxic mix of fake government microchip conspiracy theories, and real government ineptitude.
Culture
Facebook plans to block content to preempt legal challenges
Andrew Paul
The social network styles itself as a champion of free speech... unless that speech opens it up to regulatory or legal jeopardy.
Culture
You can now play Nintendo Switch games on your smartphone
Andrew Paul
There's a catch: you need to slap a case on a top-of-the-line phone to do it — but it's still pretty nifty.
Gaming
Amazon is reportedly spying on its workers' private Facebook groups
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New evidence shows the retailer has secretly infiltrated Amazon Flex online communities to monitor worker dissent or plans to strike or unionize.
Culture