Molly Roberts

Editorial writer covering technology and society

Education: Harvard College, BA in English

Molly Roberts writes about technology and society for The Post's Opinions section.
Latest from Molly Roberts

Apple’s new goggles are clunky and creepy. Good.

The headset captures what an always-on portal to the internet would invite — the illusion of connecting with people when really we’re more cut off than ever.

June 5, 2023

DeSantis and Musk bet on each other. They both lost.

The echo chamber of Ron DeSantis's presidential campaign announcement perfectly sums up political discourse on Twitter today.

May 25, 2023

We’ve seen the Discord leaker’s story before

In the darker corners of the internet, nothing is to be taken seriously.

April 17, 2023

Firing squads make executions look brutal. Good.

Idaho has become the fifth state to approve a firing squad for death penalty cases.

April 7, 2023

The right wing’s ‘woke’ obsession could come back to haunt it

The insult has started to mean everything and nothing at the same time.

March 20, 2023

Twitter was — and is — broken

Elon Musk has sapped the site of its spirit.

March 8, 2023

Bing Chat’s identity crisis reflects the mixed messages we’ve given it

Bing is Bing Bing Bing Bing Bing and Bing Bing Bing Bing Bing. Any questions?

February 17, 2023

M&M’s accept Tucker Carlson’s invite to the culture wars

Is the M&M's spokescandies disappearance just a culture-war ploy?

January 25, 2023

We’re living in the age of the scam

There's a little bit of George Santos-style trickery in all of us.

January 4, 2023

What Elon Musk failed to understand about Twitter

It's not so much a technology company as it is a humanity company.

December 21, 2022