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Jan. 20 2016 10:00 AMHow Geoengineering Could Affect the Global ClimateAn interactive simulation of one possible scenario.
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Jan. 19 2016 6:21 PMThe Internet’s 25 Worst Passwords, and Why They Aren’t as Bad as You Think
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Jan. 19 2016 3:14 PMWhy We Should Research Solar Geoengineering NowIt’s not about implementing a scheme to cool the planet tomorrow—it’s about giving future generations the information they need to make a smart choice.
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Jan. 19 2016 1:00 PMSee a Visualization of Tor’s Anonymous Data Flowing Around the World
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Jan. 18 2016 5:55 AMThe Color of SurveillanceWhat an infamous abuse of power teaches us about the modern spy era.
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Jan. 15 2016 10:34 AMThe Knock-Down, Drag-Out Fight Over Cybersecurity LegislationThe end result wasn’t perfect—but the privacy community landed some strong punches.
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Jan. 15 2016 7:15 AMGeoengineering’s Moral Hazard ProblemWould treating the symptoms of climate change give people permission to ignore the causes?
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Jan. 14 2016 4:06 PMStolen, the App for Buying PeopleThe strange allure of virtual human trafficking.
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Jan. 14 2016 2:03 PMObama Loves Self-Driving Cars. Here’s His Plan to Make Them Happen.
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Jan. 13 2016 6:02 PMThere’s a Scary Easy Way for Hackers to Remotely Attack Industrial Motors
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Jan. 13 2016 2:27 PMWatch a Human-Size Drone Carry a Person
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Jan. 13 2016 10:35 AMData From Your Smartwatch Might Let Hackers Figure Out Your PIN Numbers
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Jan. 12 2016 1:35 PMDear Hackers, Please Tell Us Our Security Flaws. Sincerely, GM.
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Jan. 12 2016 9:52 AM17-Year-Old Aaron Swartz: Thomas Jefferson Would Hate 21st-Century Copyright Laws
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Jan. 12 2016 5:45 AMNo Place to Hack  Why Aaron Swartz profoundly misjudged MIT, an institution fundamentally inhospitable to Free Culture. 
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Jan. 19 2016 6:30 PMThese Two Experts Answered Your Burning Geoengineering QuestionsOn Jan. 19, 2016.
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Jan. 19 2016 6:03 PMTagging Someone in a Facebook Post Can Violate a Restraining Order
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Jan. 19 2016 2:10 PMThe Theory of Everything and Then SomeIn complexity theory, physicists try to understand economics while sociologists think like biologists. Can they bring us any closer to universal knowledge?
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Jan. 19 2016 10:58 AMUgly Robots Deserve Legal Protections, Too
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Jan. 15 2016 11:41 AMShould We Outsource Emotional Labor to Robots?Cuddly mechanical bears and seals may seem harmless, but there’s a real risk to depending on machines for comfort. 
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Jan. 15 2016 8:53 AMHow an Attempt to Give Users More Control Over Their Data Opened a Door for a New Scam
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Jan. 14 2016 6:33 PMWhy Would Anyone Want a Drone to Follow Them Around All the Time?
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Jan. 14 2016 2:59 PMSupercharge Your Netflix Experience With This New Browser Add-On
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Jan. 13 2016 6:44 PMThe World’s Largest Model Railroad Is Now on Google Street View, and It Is Just a Delight
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Jan. 13 2016 4:28 PMSaved by the DrillObama wants to be remembered as a climate savior. He wasn’t.
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Jan. 13 2016 12:05 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Remembering Aaron Swartz
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Jan. 13 2016 8:57 AMBefore I Can Fix This Tractor, We Have to Fix Copyright Law
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Jan. 12 2016 12:53 PMThis Man Was Banned From Playing a Video Game Because of National Security?
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Jan. 12 2016 8:45 AMWhat Experiments to Block Out the Sun Can’t Tell UsUsing technology to fix climate change requires careful research—but that’s easier said than done.
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Jan. 11 2016 6:19 PMAdam Sandler, Streaming SuperstarWhy the comedian is flopping in theaters and thriving online.

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