James Dennin

James is a staff writer covering money and millennials. Send your tips and your money problems to jdennin@mic.com.

Life is unfair

Redemption of the Nerds: How Malcolm in the Middle predicted toxic nerdom

20 years after its premiere, the writers behind Malcolm re-examine its legacy in the Rick and Morty era.

Culture

Foolproof Moving Tips to Land the Home of Your Dreams, From a Serial Mover

After moving ten times in 11 years, you learn a few things.

Innovation

FaceApp May Help Unlock a Genuine Psychological Benefit for Users

"There’s certainly the potential there for this trend to be something that helps people."

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Culture

Vacation Spending: 3 Reasons Your 2020 Vacation Is Going to Be So Baller

Start saving for next summer's bash now and really ball out. 

Innovation

A.I. Masters Six-Player Texas Hold'em, a White Whale for A.I. Researchers

A.I. is outgrowing perfect information games. That's a big deal. 

Culture

Homeownership Is Overrated: Why "Shameful" Renting Deserves a Second Look

The opportunity costs of homeownership are considerable. 

Gaming
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Bitcoin Bubble 2019: Why the Summer Rally Is Nothing Like the One in 2017

"This is not your neighbor that has $100 and wants to get into the game."

Culture

Live Your Best Millennial Life: 4 Money-Wasters You Should Ghost Forever

What are we wasting money on? Here are four places to look.

Innovation

Libra Is a Great Idea, but Facebook Is a Terrible Home for It

A scandal-plagued company is the worst-possible face for a system like Libra.

Innovation

Watch This YouTuber Retrofit a Tesla Model 3 Into a Working Pickup Truck

Simone Giertz ‏got sick of waiting for an electric pickup truck. 

Innovation

Google Pixel 4 Leaks: Design, Camera, Specs, Notch, Other Rumors 

The smartphone industry's leakiest franchise has done it again. 

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Culture

A Single Congressman's Quote Explains Why Big Tech Is Getting Scared

A striking and rare political consensus is emerging.