Andrew Paul

Andrew Paul is a contributing writer for Input Magazine and The AV Club, with work recently featured by Rolling Stone, GQ, Slate, NBC Think, and McSweeney's Internet Tendency. He also writes the newsletters (((Echo Chamber))) and Shelf Life: Dispatches from Walmart, which he thinks you'll enjoy a lot. He lives in New Orleans.
Jack Dorsey wants to integrate Bitcoin into Twitter somehow
Andrew Paul
Twitter's founder has been a long proponent of the cryptocurrency, but has yet to introduce it into his godforsaken app.
Culture
Jeff Bezos thinks space factories would solve our problems. He's wrong.
Andrew Paul
The billionaire space boy is serious about turning the cosmos into a "sacrifice zone." We’d like to suggest he watch The Expanse and reconsider.
Culture
'Microsoft Flight Simulator' is getting some awesome peripherals
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Multiple (pricey) controls were announced ahead of the popular piloting simulation's release on Xbox Seriex X / S.
Gaming
The Trump cultists have their own cryptocurrency now
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It's called "MAGACOIN," because of course it is, and its creator has already been outed thanks to poor security. Because of course he was.
Culture
Iconic horror series Dead Space is getting a next-gen remake
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Dead Space is back from the... well, you know.
Dead Space Lives
YouTubers spent a ton of money restoring the 1986 'Super Mario Bros.' cartoon film
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'The Great Rescue of Princess Peach!' got the 4K restoration no one knew it deserved.
Culture
Slip.stream wants to be the royalty-free soundtrack to creators’ content
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The subscription-based service offers tens of thousands of songs and FX already licensed for use by anyone.
Culture
Nope, charging electric cars doesn’t pollute as much driving gas ones does
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A long-standing myth that EVs are no better than gas-guzzlers thanks to power generation and material costs is finally put to rest.
Culture
Netflix's first forays into gaming will be on mobile devices
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And free (to Netflix subscribers, of course).
Gaming
Tesla will finally open Superchargers to other EV makers later this year
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As much as it pains us to say it, this is a good decision from Elon.
Culture
Space Tax Act aims to make Bezos and others pay up for future rocket trips
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It would levy a 10 percent excise tax for anyone traveling 50-80 miles above Earth, and potentially more for higher altitudes.
Culture
We take no pleasure in reporting that Jeff Bezos has returned to Earth
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Blue Origin's inaugural space flight with a human crew including the former Amazon CEO was a huge success... for them, anyway.
Eat the rich
Samsung's ‘The Wall’ screen is now available as a 1,000-inch monster
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Ostensibly for commercial applications, but if you can afford it no one's stopping you from putting one in your living room.
Design
Tencent offers over $1 billion to purchase Sumo Group
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The Chinese video gaming giant continues to expand its international empire.
Gaming
Japan just doubled the world record for the fastest internet speed
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Don't expect to see the 4-core fiber optic cable that enables it coming to your home anytime soon, though.
Tech
Finally, a guitar pedal that does exactly what it advertises: nothing
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Okay, that’s not entirely true. Chibson’s Placebo pedal has a little light that turns on when you press it, at least.
Design
An incredibly rare Nintendo eReader Kirby Card is up for auction
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The card was part of 2002 E3's promotional swag, and is believed to be one of the only remaining copies in existence.
Gaming
Rocket Boi Jeff Bezos blasts into space tomorrow. Here's what to know.
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The former Amazon CEO is next Billionaire Boyz Club member to briefly escape a dying planet of their own making.
Billionaire Boyz
Poor Elon Musk doesn't like being Technoking anymore
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It's so hard to be in the Billionaire Boyz Club!
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Ford made a gasoline-inspired perfume to ease skeptics' transition to EVs
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It's not called Ford Musk-tang, which we feel is a missed opportunity.
Sniff this