Ross Anderson

Trump’s Never Surrender High Tops embody the worst of sneaker culture

23 February 2024 7:49 am

It was inevitable. Having infected every other part of culture, partisan politics has arrived in the world of sneakerheads. Last…

Could AI ruin the election?

17 February 2024 7:47 am

The artificial intelligence space is strange. Significantly overfunded, overhyped and overcovered — in part because AI can easily produce bad,…

The tech I’m looking forward to in 2024

24 January 2024 3:46 am

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the first and biggest tech convention of the year, took place earlier this…

Mr. Uygur goes to Washington

18 January 2024 2:23 pm

You’ve probably seen a clip of Cenk Uygur, founder and host of the progressive online news network the Young Turks.…

Visiting Glashütte, the small town in East Germany that has mastered time

21 December 2023 8:00 am

The view from my top floor room at the Steigenberger Hotel de Saxe looked out at the great dome of…

Defending Matthew Williams’s Givenchy

13 December 2023 2:23 pm

Matthew Williams, the tattooed American fashion designer and creative director at Givenchy, will soon be evicted from the famous house.…

The Cybertruck is a dud

2 December 2023 12:56 am

The Cybertruck is here. Finally. Maybe. Sort of. Thursday was the “Cybertruck Delivery Event,” where they finally rolled off the…

The sorry state of Supreme

19 October 2023 2:18 pm

It would have happened on a Thursday, as it does every Thursday. Crowds of young men and teen boys would…

Tom Ford is back (without Tom Ford)

3 October 2023 1:02 am

What happens to a fashion brand when the founder leaves? Or, to be more direct, what is Tom Ford without…

The problem with Burberry

21 September 2023 11:34 pm

It was raining on and off, but that was only fitting, as guests waited for the Summer 2024 show of…

There is no best martini

23 August 2023 6:56 am

What’s the best suit? To an American, it’s something from Brooks Brothers. Classical, democratic and made with high quality. To…

Nothing makes technology transparent again

12 July 2023 4:18 am

Consumer technology is, usually, profoundly dull. I love technology, but even I must concede the undeniable. A new pair of…

Why is Sarah Silverman suing artificial intelligence?

11 July 2023 2:48 am

Crypto was a wonderful Wild West of anarchic financial innovation, absurd idiocy and scamming. Lots of scamming. Then regulators came…

The useful influencers of Shein

4 July 2023 3:33 am

The Soviets had a problem. On March 5, 1940, Stalin had given the order to massacre 14,700 Polish officers, which…

Why Pharrell Williams will make LVMH happy

25 June 2023 8:06 am

Amid the dusk light, there’s hushed, excited chatter. And then drums, lights, and orchestral tones. It’s 10:18pm in Paris, and…

Can Apple make virtual reality relevant?

6 June 2023 7:11 am

Today, from Cupertino, California, Apple held their latest Worldwide Developer Conference Event, and (along with new laptops and software features)…

The legacy of Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel

30 April 2023 11:26 pm

Monday night marks the fashion calendar’s most overrated, overcovered event: the Met Gala. Each year it’s the same. The outfits…