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Painting with light: a Polaroid shot on vintage film by photographer Alex Cad

The magic of Polaroid – and how I rescued it from oblivion

3 December 2016 9:00 am

Florian Kaps celebrates the magic of Polaroid – and describes how he rescued it from oblivion

The Apple tax grab shows the wisdom of Brexit

3 September 2016 9:00 am

It’s strange that, even now, the Brexit vote is routinely referred to as an expression of anger or frustration —…

Dear God, am I going to have to start liking Ed Balls?

3 September 2016 9:00 am

What the hell is going on with Ed Balls? Back in the horrible doldrums of the last Labour government, he…

Warning: rationality could be bad for your health

21 May 2016 9:00 am

Almost every popular commercial product owes its success to two different qualities. First, it does the job it is ostensibly…

Why my name didn’t appear in the Panama Papers

23 April 2016 9:00 am

My, my, the rich are under attack everywhere, and I thank God the Panama Papers didn’t include the name of…

We’re swamped with nonsense gizmos and it’s all Steve Job’s fault

19 March 2016 9:00 am

I keep being told that the big hot technological gizmo of the moment is a box that sits in the…

Cool, beguiling, Duchampian set of still lives from Michael Craig-Martin at the Serpentine Gallery

16 January 2016 9:00 am

Michael Craig-Martin has had a paradoxical career. He is, I think, a disciple of Marcel Duchamp. But the latter famously…

The rise and fall of Sony

12 December 2015 9:00 am

Sony was the Apple of its day and more. Stephen Bayley charts its years of creativity unrivalled in the history of consumerism

Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs

Was Steve Jobs really a genius?

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Steve Jobs is a film about a man in whom I have little interest, but for 120 minutes I was…

Steve Jobs (Photo: Getty)

Steve Jobs was a genius, but was he a monster too?

3 October 2015 9:00 am

Last week I went to a screening of Steve Jobs, the new biopic about the co-founder of Apple directed by…

The world belongs to Taylor Swift now. There will be no free-trial period

27 June 2015 9:00 am

All hail Taylor Swift. How she must give baby boomers the fear. Not just baby boomers. Also those who came…

The technology giants are breathtakingly irresponsible about terrorism

29 November 2014 9:00 am

We know they can be good citizens when they want to be. So why are the technology giants acting in ways that could endanger us all?

Steve Jobs’s button phobia has shaped the modern world

22 November 2014 9:00 am

An irrational fear that has reshaped the technological world

Why the real winner from George Osborne’s ‘Google tax’ could be Nigel Farage

4 October 2014 9:00 am

George Osborne’s promise to crack down on multinational companies’ avoidance of UK taxes by the use of impenetrable devices such…

A game of dominoes turns ugly

20 September 2014 9:00 am

I’m round at Amy and Bill’s for Sunday afternoon tea. Amy and Bill are my in-laws, kind of. When I…

I was forced on to the internet in the 1980s. I still don't belong there

1 March 2014 9:00 am

With regard to modern technology, I find that people of around my age — by which I mean people in…

The American economy vs gravity

22 February 2014 9:00 am

Reality may be about to reassert itself after an extraordinary hot streak

Toby Young: Why I'm giving up drinking. And chocolate. And ice cream...

11 January 2014 9:00 am

I’ve gone completely overboard with New Year’s Resolutions this year. I’ve sworn off three illicit substances — alcohol, chocolate and…

Our house was burgled as we watched The Fall

6 July 2013 9:00 am

Caroline and I were watching The Fall in our front room when the intruder entered our house. Not great timing…

Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography by Walter Isaacson

5 November 2011 10:00 am

America has always idolised its entrepreneurs, even when it has proved a thankless task — if you can glamorise Bill…