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

io9 is hiring: We're looking for a few good researchers!

Are you just starting your career, and want to get your feet wet with a research job at io9? We've got three openings — two for contributing researchers who focus on culture and entertainment, and one for a half-time editorial fellow in the sciences who will do research, writing, and outreach in the science community. » 2/26/14 4:51pm 2/26/14 4:51pm

io9 is hiring: We're looking for a few good researchers!

Are you just starting your career, and want to get your feet wet with a research job at io9? We've got three openings — two for contributing researchers who focus on culture and entertainment, and one for a half-time editorial fellow in the sciences who will do research, writing, and outreach in the science community. » 2/06/13 2:37pm 2/06/13 2:37pm

What I've Learned From 5 Years of Arguing on the Internet

I can still remember my first internet argument. It was on Usenet, when I was 14 or 15, and it was over some finer point of Doctor Who lore, like how exactly the Chameleon Circuit was supposed to work. I posted an impassioned rant, and then watched in amazement as people started sending their responses. From… » 1/23/13 12:39pm 1/23/13 12:39pm

What Is An io9? And Where Did It Come From?

This month marks io9's golden fifth anniversary. On January 2, 2008, we launched this site with three full-time staff, a handful of freelancers, and a burning vision of what tomorrow would bring. Now, five years later, we're looking back at what we've accomplished — and hurtling forward on our continuing mission to… » 1/21/13 2:47pm 1/21/13 2:47pm