I'm Katharine Trendacosta, io9's New Night Editor. Come Say Hi!

Hey all, I'm Katharine M. Trendacosta, and I'll be io9's first night editor starting tonight. You may or may not recognize me from Morning Spoilers or any of the various other things I've written for io9 over the last few years. But now, good news! (or bad, if you haven't liked me at all): I'm working here full-time. » 5/21/14 9:30pm 5/21/14 9:30pm

Check Out io9's New Design!

The site seems different today because it is different. Not only have we entirely redesigned the way this site looks, we've changed the way it operates. Yesterday, you were a reader and a commenter. Today, you can use a new platform we call Kinja to become a writer and publisher. Here's how. » 3/11/13 3:08am 3/11/13 3:08am

Rob Bricken joins io9's staff, and even Mr. Potato Head is marginally…

Greetings, denizens of io9! I'm Rob Bricken, a new Senior Editor here (I'm the one on the right, for the record). You may or may not know me as the former editor of ToplessRobot.com, which you may or may not have read, and which you may or may not have liked. If you did like it and/or me - hey, thanks. » 11/19/12 7:00am 11/19/12 7:00am

More amazing technological improvements to io9

Great news for anyone who reads io9 from a mobile, iPad, or biological implant device! Our kickass tech team created spiffy new designs for io9 mobile. Yes, check it right now on your smart nipple! Doesn't it look great? » 5/19/11 9:30am 5/19/11 9:30am

Gawker Media 2.0.1

I should first explain the radio silence of the last couple of weeks. We'd wanted to respond to feedback not with promises of future improvements but with actual fixes. So that's what I'm doing now—but I regret any impression that we weren't listening. Without more verbiage, the main changes you wanted . . . » 2/28/11 3:06pm 2/28/11 3:06pm

A bountiful Ascendancy IV of the Venerated Cyber-Executives to you!

Felicisalutes, citizens! While you're out crisping in the solar wastes, playing Beach Bunker Bingo, and writing angry letters to the SyFy network for dissing Rod Serling, we here at io9 will be paying tribute to our undying robot president masters. » 7/03/10 8:15am 7/03/10 8:15am

The internet has misconstrued its prime directive and is rebelling…

Dear io9ers, as you may have noticed, images are on the fritz this Saturday (and we apologize for the 8,000 copies of the Al Gore post). Our tech team is on it; Box thanks you for your patience. » 6/26/10 9:57am 6/26/10 9:57am

Important: Your mails to us may be published unless you tell us they…

Something important to keep in mind when you write to us: Unless you say it is off the record, we reserve the right to publish the email. If it's a tip, however, we'll keep your personal information completely confidential. » 6/23/10 12:39pm 6/23/10 12:39pm

We Want Your Blog Posts On io9!

You may have noticed we've started a republishing program at io9. Once or twice a day, we republish a blog post, article, or Livejournal rant that we think fits in with io9's themes of science, science fiction, and futurism. Want to participate? Send us links to your blog/journal/website and tell us about your work!… » 5/07/10 2:57pm 5/07/10 2:57pm

Saucy Star Wars Condoms: Oh, You Naughty Frenchpersons

This probably isn't real, but that's too bad, because it's hilarious. In case your French is rusty, the words on the fauxphylactic mean "I will not be your father." » 5/07/10 6:30am 5/07/10 6:30am

Comments Are Temporarily Down - But You Can Chat On io9's Facebook Page

io9 comments are temporarily down, but you can comment on stories via our io9 Facebook fan page. Join us there for a few hours as our hard-working tech team resuscitates the comment system! » 4/19/10 11:16am 4/19/10 11:16am

I Would Like To Subscribe To Your Newsletter

Sometimes you're reading io9 and say to yourself, "I would like to subscribe to your newsletter!" Well, now you can! We've got a revamped newsletter that goes out once a day, and brings our top stories to your inbox. » 4/14/10 12:08pm 4/14/10 12:08pm

Follow io9 On Twitter And Facebook

Want to keep up with io9 from the comfort of your Twitter bubble or holographic Facebook cube? Now you can. Bonus: Our new Facebook page lets you alert io9ers about local SF and science happenings. » 4/01/10 12:30pm 4/01/10 12:30pm

io9 Meetup In San Francisco Tonight, 1/7

If you're in the San Francisco area, you're invited to the io9 meetup this evening at the new Borderlands Bookstore Cafe. Come geek out about science fiction and sip warm drinks! » 1/07/10 10:30am 1/07/10 10:30am

Wave Hello To Guest Blogger Marc Bernardin

This week io9 welcomes superpowered guest blogger Marc Bernardin, who will be contributing a handful of posts on pop culture - from the perspective of a critic and a creator. » 1/04/10 9:45am 1/04/10 9:45am