What Will Replace the Desk?

Lying Down on the Job Even as laptops have replaced typewriters, today’s desks remain flat surfaces that often encourage slouching. Bay Area startup Altwork has plowed more than $10 million and 80,000 hours of research into about 15 prototypes and 10 patents for a workstation that CEO Che Voigt says […]

Am I a Karen because I got a custodian fired for stealing food from my desk, and more advice from Dear Prudence.

Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by t sableaux/iStock/Getty Images Plus, ConstantinosZ/iStock/Getty Images Plus, and NOPPAKHOON2016/iStock/Getty Images Plus. Dear Prudence is online weekly to chat live with readers. Here’s an edited transcript of this week’s chat. Danny Lavery: Just a few days left to try to ruin Christmas—let’s make them all […]