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Future Tense
Jan. 30 2018 5:52 PMHacking Techniques That Force ATMs to Spit Out Cash Have Made It to the U.S.
The Industry
Jan. 30 2018 3:36 PMIs Tim Cook Swole?A Slate investigation.
The Industry
Jan. 29 2018 11:09 PMFacebook Is Putting More “Local News” in Your Feed. That’s a Lot Harder Than It Sounds.
Future Tense
Jan. 29 2018 2:50 PMWill Our Cities Survive the 21st Century?A Future Tense event recap.
Users
Jan. 29 2018 1:26 PMMood: Just About AnythingWhat it means when there are as many possible #moods as there are GIFs on the internet.
Gizmos
Jan. 28 2018 8:00 AMThe World’s Smallest Wearable Is Basically High-Tech Nail Art. It’s Ingenious.L’Oreal’s UV sensor is a new way to track your time in the sun.
Science
Jan. 26 2018 6:44 PMWhat The Doomsday Clock Doesn’t Tell UsPutting humanity on a permanent, blanket high-alert isn’t helpful when it comes to policy or science.
Future Tense
Jan. 26 2018 4:37 PMWhat Our Democracy Needs to Know: A Future Tense Event.
Future Tense
Jan. 26 2018 9:00 AMWhat City Has the Power—the Actual Energy Policies—to Woo Amazon?
The Industry
Jan. 26 2018 12:36 AMGoogle Is Testing a New App That Would Let Anyone Publish a Local News Story
Future Tense
Jan. 25 2018 6:01 PMWhy Is Burger King Weighing In on the Net Neutrality Debate?
Users
Jan. 25 2018 2:02 PMKaty Perry’s Bitcoin Manicure May Foretell the Coming Crypto Collapse
Users
Jan. 24 2018 5:45 PMDevelopers Are Creating Bots That Can Help People Cheat at HQ Trivia
Future Tense
Jan. 24 2018 4:45 PMFor Ursula K. Le Guin, the Future Was Always About TodayThe acclaimed writer taught us how to think about tomorrow by contemplating the wonders of the present.
Science
Jan. 24 2018 4:09 PMTrump’s Solar-Panel Tariff Will Kill More Jobs Than It Can Possibly CreateAmerica is great at solar-panel installation. But we’ll probably never dominate in solar-panel manufacturing.
Science
Jan. 30 2018 5:08 PMHow to Watch the Super Blue Blood MoonIt sounds extremely exciting, but it is really only moderately interesting.
Future Tense
Jan. 30 2018 1:52 PMHawaii’s False Missile Alert Sent By Official Who Thought Real Attack Was Imminent
Future Tense
Jan. 29 2018 3:27 PMWhat to Make of the Proposal to Nationalize the 5G NetworkThe White House says it’s no longer considering the plan. It’s still tells us something about technology in 2018.
Future Tense
Jan. 29 2018 1:54 PMTwitter’s Fake Follower Controversy Exposes Social Media’s Underlying Economies of Shame
Future Tense
Jan. 29 2018 7:15 AMVirtual Reality’s “Consensual Hallucination”The success of VR technology will depend on its ability to mimic—or improve upon—the tangible experience of being with another person.
The Industry
Jan. 27 2018 8:00 AMWhy Walmart Is Teaming Up With the Amazon of JapanPartnering with Rakuten is a too-little, too-late attempt to chip away at Amazon’s dominance. It’s still a good idea.
The Industry
Jan. 26 2018 5:36 PMWait, Is Lyft Bad Now, Too?Lyft faces allegations it spied on riders. Isn’t it supposed to be the ethical alternative to Uber?
Users
Jan. 26 2018 1:23 PMWhat the Biggest Trump Subreddit Is Discussing After Reports He Tried to Fire Robert Mueller
Future Tense
Jan. 26 2018 7:45 AMAmericans Wanted More Privacy Protections. Congress Gave Them Fewer.You don’t have to be a criminal or a terrorist to be affected by Congress’ Section 702 surveillance expansion.
The Industry
Jan. 25 2018 8:15 PMFacebook’s Plan to Rate the Media Isn’t As Dumb As It SoundsHow its already-infamous two-question “trust survey” might actually work.
Users
Jan. 25 2018 2:56 PMTwitter Is Giving Trolls a Cheat SheetIts “Moments” are supposed to capture the platform’s best conversations. But they unleash hell on the users unlucky enough to be featured there.
Science
Jan. 25 2018 11:49 AMThis Is the First Time in History a NASA Administrator’s Nomination Has Been Politically FraughtUsually the agency’s leader is a scientist who gains bipartisan approval. Trump’s nominee is an exception to both norms.
Science
Jan. 24 2018 5:40 PMShark Charities See Bump in Donations Because of Trump’s Alleged Hate of Sharks
Science
Jan. 24 2018 4:43 PMHumans Are Obviously More Evolved Than LobstersPsychologist Jordan Peterson thinks lobster hierarchies explain human hierarchies—but we’re far more complex than the species he’s using to make his point.
Users
Jan. 24 2018 4:07 PMYouTube Star Logan Paul Learned a Lot in the Three Weeks He Took Off From Vlogging

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