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The Industry
May 27 2018 12:39 AMElon Musk’s Crusade for Media Accountability Lasted Three Whole Days Before He Recommended a News Site Affiliated With a Suspected Sex Cult
Users
May 25 2018 6:12 PMIrish Citizens’ #HomeToVote Tweets Show the Internet at Its Most Inspiring
Gaming
May 25 2018 12:49 PMIs Fortnite Special?The game has captured the imagination and free time of teens, rap stars, and magazine writers. It’s huge—but it’s not a phenomenon.
Users
May 24 2018 9:47 PMWe Went Back in Time to 2008 and Twitter Was Strangely Pleasant There
The Industry
May 24 2018 7:35 PMFacebook Finally Unveiled Its Full Plan to Make the Next Election Less Awful Than the Last One
Future Tense
May 24 2018 5:35 PMAn Amazon Echo Recorded a Couple’s Private Conversation and Sent It to a Contact. What the What?
The Industry
May 24 2018 4:02 PMElon Musk Is Gaslighting UsHis attempt to discredit the media is dangerous, even if he’s joking about the whole Pravda thing.
Future Tense
May 24 2018 8:14 AMOne Man Is Updating His Own Privacy Policy
Future Tense
May 23 2018 6:41 PMAmazon Is Working With Police to Provide Facial Recognition Surveillance
Future Tense
May 23 2018 3:11 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Where’s the Outrage Over Cell Carriers Sharing Our Location Data?
The Industry
May 23 2018 12:56 PMUber Shuts Down Self-Driving Car Testing in Arizona
Gizmos
May 23 2018 9:00 AMWhy App Developers Want Free Trials on iOSWe’d all benefit if Apple added this feature.
Future Tense
May 22 2018 3:57 PMWhy Is It OK for Cellphone Companies to Sell Your Location Data to Third Parties?We shouldn’t be complacent about this.
Future Tense
May 22 2018 2:59 PMWhat Will It Take to Combat Disinformation in the Digital Age?A Future Tense event recap.
Users
May 22 2018 2:20 PMIs Skam Austin an Innovative Teen Drama or an Advertisement for Facebook?Actually, it’s both.
Gizmos
May 25 2018 6:21 PMHow Lens Attachments Make Your Smartphone Camera BetterThey won’t make your iPhone 4 shoot iPhone X–quality images. But they can help you get more out of your camera.
Future Tense
May 25 2018 3:50 PMWhat You Should Do With All Those Privacy-Policy Emails Before You Delete Them
Gaming
May 25 2018 10:43 AMFarewell to Runescape Classic, the Rudimentary RPG Where I Learned Important Life Lessons by Selling Apple Pies to Strangers
Future Tense
May 24 2018 9:42 PMThe LA Times Isn’t Letting Europeans Read Its Site Thanks to the EU’s New Internet Rules
Future Tense
May 24 2018 6:16 PMReport: Justice Department is Investigating Bitcoin Price Manipulation
Future Tense
May 24 2018 4:19 PMTwitter Will Now Verify Midterm Candidates’ Accounts
Future Tense
May 24 2018 2:27 PMWe Now Know Why the Self-Driving Uber That Killed a Pedestrian Didn’t Brake
Medical Examiner
May 24 2018 7:38 AMLily Bailey’s Because We Are Bad Made Me Rethink OCDSeeing OCD through her more gendered lens made me reconsider my own experience of it.
Future Tense
May 23 2018 5:40 PMJudge: Trump Can’t Block Twitter UsersDespite the novel nature of the claim here, Buchwald’s ruling hews closely to established First Amendment principles.
Future Tense
May 23 2018 1:23 PMMy Brain Made Me Carry Out a Ponzi SchemeResearchers want to find biomarkers for violent criminals. But what about white-collar offenders?
Future Tense
May 23 2018 12:15 PMChinese Police Are Using Facial Recognition Tech to Catch Fugitives at Concerts
Future Tense
May 22 2018 4:39 PMThe EU’s Interrogation of Mark Zuckerberg Was a Waste of Everyone’s Time
Future Tense
May 22 2018 3:22 PMThe Trump Administration’s Astounding Hypocrisy on Cybersecurity Goes Well Beyond “But Her Emails”
The Industry
May 22 2018 2:58 PMThe Case for Fearing the AT&T–Time Warner MergerA former DOJ antitrust lawyer explains how a union between a telecommunications giant and a media giant could harm consumers.
The Industry
May 22 2018 2:08 PM“We’d Spend Hours Each Week Unpacking and Throwing the Food Away”Amazon has been a generous neighbor to a Seattle homeless shelter. Why is its generosity such a pain?

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