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April 5 2018 3:04 PMGamers Are Not the Answer to the Shortage of Cybersecurity WorkersGrowing the field based on the people already in it is a mistake.
The Industry
April 5 2018 12:42 PMHow Mark Zuckerberg Protects His Own Privacy OnlineAnd what that tells us about how he treats ours.
Science
April 5 2018 9:00 AMI’ve Worked for Republican and Democratic EPA Administrators. Scott Pruitt Is Killing the Agency.The majority of Americans still support the agency’s mission. Here’s how we’ll save it.
Future Tense
April 4 2018 4:28 PMHow to Check if Cambridge Analytica Got Access to Your Facebook Data
Users
April 4 2018 12:18 PM“Hope You’re OK. Please DM Me so We Can Talk.”The messages journalists send survivors of mass shootings feel uncomfortable, but they’re a necessary part of the job.
Future Tense
April 4 2018 7:00 AMYou Can’t Clean Up a Data SpillAnd it makes the Cambridge Analytica scandal even more maddening.
Users
April 3 2018 5:03 PMWhy Talk When You Can Program an iPad to Say “F— You” in Your Own Voice?
Future Tense
April 3 2018 2:25 PMWaymo Wants You to Know It Has No Interest in Your DataBut is that a promise it can keep?
The Industry
April 3 2018 12:45 PMNo Longer FriendsThere’s a strange history behind Mark Zuckerberg’s squabble with Tim Cook.
Future Tense
April 3 2018 12:26 PMSelf-Driving Cars Need Good MapsThe crash of a Tesla while it was using Autopilot hints at the geographic limitations of autonomous vehicles.
Future Tense
April 3 2018 10:37 AMIs the Military Really Going to Start Drafting 40-Year-Old Hackers?Probably not—but 60-year-olds might be a different story.
Science
April 2 2018 8:20 PMAfrica’s Split Will Take Millions of Years. What Does It Mean For People Living There Now?
Users
April 2 2018 5:46 PMWe Need a Disney Princess to Explain How We Got So Hung Up on Disney PrincessesBut since one doesn’t exist, we’ll give it a shot.
Science
April 2 2018 2:37 PMWant to Understand Food Insecurity? Talk to the Children Living Through It.Researchers are realizing that kids provide one of the most honest windows into this heartwrenching problem.
Future Tense
April 2 2018 12:37 PMWhat We Know About China’s Tiangong-1 Space Station Crashing Back to Earth
Future Tense
April 5 2018 12:48 PMFCC Chairman Wants to Cut Back Program That Helps Poor People Get Affordable Internet
Medical Examiner
April 5 2018 12:17 PMAbortion Reversal Seems Possible. We Still Shouldn’t Promote It.An extremely small percentage of women regret starting a medication abortion. This can help them, but it shouldn’t be pushed on everyone.
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April 4 2018 5:16 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: You Can’t Clean Up a Data Spill
The Industry
April 4 2018 12:38 PMYouTube Stars React to Shooting at the Company’s Headquarters
Future Tense
April 4 2018 11:39 AMPop Goes the Filter Bubble?Algorithms may be able to help us step out of our echo chambers.
The Industry
April 3 2018 8:17 PMYouTube Has Been Making Changes to Support Victims of Gun Violence. Now It’s a Victim, Too.
The Industry
April 3 2018 4:44 PMYouTube Shooter Identified as Nasim Aghdam, an Apparently Disgruntled User of the Platform
The Industry
April 3 2018 2:17 PMSpotify Has Never Been Profitable. That Could Cause It Trouble After Its IPO.
Medical Examiner
April 3 2018 12:34 PMNo, the New Organ Discovery Doesn’t Explain AcupunctureA new study offers up an intriguing new idea, but we should be careful about how we interpret it.
The Industry
April 3 2018 11:00 AMRemember the Apple-FBI Fight?A new report suggests the bureau was more interested in a legal fight than in getting into the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone.
Science
April 3 2018 10:30 AMIn This Ancient City, Even Commoners Lived in PalacesNew archaeological finds at Teotihuacán suggest something astounding: It flourished without a massive underclass.
The Industry
April 2 2018 5:56 PMSpeed KillsFrom Facebook to Uber to Tesla, Silicon Valley’s obsession with rapid growth is coming back to haunt it—and us.
The Industry
April 2 2018 5:02 PMElon Musk Is Personally Taking Over Production of Tesla’s Much-Delayed Model 3
The Industry
April 2 2018 2:24 PMEvery Silicon Valley April Fool’s Joke Was Selling You Something
Future Tense
April 2 2018 11:46 AMFacebook Allows Advertisers to Target Users on the Basis of Their Interest in Illegal Firearms

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