There's a diabolical sound, but it's not coming through your speaker. It's broadcast on your desktop, your laptop, your phone, even your eyewear: The technology invented to make our lives easier has completed its takeover, and we couldn't be happier. (For the most part. Gucci Mane, among others, couldn't even stand the reign of the tech. A man cannot have a schizophrenic episode in private any more! At least not if there's a phone an arm's length away.)

Take heed, this ain't something you should laugh to (although it can be very funny). Jason Parham mans the boards, Jason Hahn makes sure the cables are plugged in. Head for the hills before you get wrecked, but first, check the Best of Complex Tech 2013.

Media Take Out Keeps It Real: Reimagining Major World Events as Covered by MTO (September 17)

David Karp: Leader of the New Cool (June 17)

15 Emojis We Wish Existed (January 24)

Good Kid, Mad City: On Trayvon Martin, Social Media, and What It Means to Be Black in America (July 14)

Cam'ron Is the Hero the Internet Needs (October 22)

10 Rappers Text About "Nothing Was the Same" (September 18)

Artist Nate Hill Wears Women as Scarves, Proves Instagram's Value in the Process (November 22)

50 Forgotten Hip-Hop Clips on YouTube You Probably Haven't Seen (August 28)

#Thirstology: A 10-Step Guide to Picking Up Women on Social Media (October 15)

Days of Disruption: Photo Gallery of Disrupt SF 2013 (September 15)