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July 13 2017 2:53 PMHow an Outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo Was Contained
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July 12 2017 4:57 PMA Ukrainian Cyberattack Shows How Dangerous Software Backdoors Can Be
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July 12 2017 1:29 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Trump’s Idea for a U.S.-Russia Cybersecurity Unit Is Unbearably Dumb
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July 12 2017 11:21 AMWhere Thelma Meets Louise: Use This Site to Find Nifty Intersections (and Search Your Own Name)
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July 11 2017 6:03 PMHow Worried Should We Really Be About Security Firm Kaspersky Lab’s Ties to Russia?
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July 11 2017 7:30 AMHumans and Machines Making Beautiful Music TogetherWhy we should encourage computer-generated creativity.
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July 10 2017 10:02 AMIs Our Relationship With the iPhone Just Another Loveless Marriage?
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July 7 2017 11:33 AMState Department Tries to Start “Fake Twitter Feud,” Understands Neither Feuds nor Twitter
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July 7 2017 7:32 AMWhose Speech Is Chilled by Surveillance?Women and young people are more likely to self-censor if they think they’re being monitored.
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July 6 2017 3:16 PMCalifornia Is Thinking About Giving “Reasonable” Internet Access to Youth in Juvenile Detention
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July 3 2017 9:00 AMWhat Facebook Can Learn From CraigslistThe humble Craigslist has tackled its own content moderation problems—and is succeeding.
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June 30 2017 3:46 PMA.I. Could Help Combat Modern Slavery, if Humans Don’t Mess It Up
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June 29 2017 2:39 PMThe Most Important Lesson From the Leaked Facebook Content Moderation Documents
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June 29 2017 1:54 PMNew Zealand Could Require Students to Learn to Code
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June 28 2017 2:29 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Gay Dating Apps Create Connections Beyond the Bedroom
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July 12 2017 5:22 PMA Font Is at the Heart of Pakistan’s Prime Minister’s Legal Troubles
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July 12 2017 2:59 PMHow Major Websites Are Marking Today’s Net Neutrality Protest
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July 12 2017 1:15 PMTrump’s Voter Data Haul Tests the Privacy of Public RecordsJust because information is “publicly available” does not mean it is, or should be, widely available.
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July 12 2017 9:00 AMWhy Haven’t Reporters Mass-Adopted Secure Tools for Communicating With Sources?When journalists don’t step up, leakers are forced to use riskier modes of communication to initiate contact.
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July 11 2017 12:01 PMFacebook Is Building a “Village” for Its Workers. More Big Companies Should Do That.
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July 10 2017 12:11 PMExactly How Stupid of an Idea Is a U.S.-Russia Cybersecurity Unit?Maddeningly, bafflingly, excruciatingly stupid.
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July 7 2017 3:26 PMFederal Appeals Court: You Have a Constitutional Right to Film Police Officers in Public
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July 7 2017 9:03 AMWe Need Election Integrity—Just Not the Way Trump Is Going About ItDomestic voter fraud isn’t a real threat. Hackers from overseas are.
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July 6 2017 4:58 PMTurns Out That “Car-Eating Bus” From China Might Be a Scam
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July 5 2017 8:08 PMCNN Clotheslined ItselfThe network may not have “blackmailed” a Reddit user, but it managed to look foolish, self-righteous, and petty.
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June 30 2017 4:30 PMThe Canadian Supreme Court Orders Google to Make a Worldwide Change
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June 30 2017 12:30 PMNetizen Report: Venezuela’s Conflict Moves From the Streets to the Internet
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June 29 2017 2:13 PMAnnouncing Future Tense’s New Partnership With Letras Libres
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June 28 2017 3:39 PMFacebook’s Leaked Censorship Policies Show How Bad the Company Is at Policing Hate Speech
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June 28 2017 12:22 PMCome Watch Ex Machina With Rep. Ted Lieu in Washington, D.C.

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