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Report: Palantir Helped JPMorgan Spy on Employees

The Industry
April 19 2018 3:53 PMFacebook Already Has Our Data. Can It Use It to Combat Racism?A conversation with the founder of Data for Black Lives.
Science
April 19 2018 1:36 PMThe Strange History of Bicycle DayHow April 19 became a blissed-out tribute to both two-wheeled transport and medicinal chemistry.
Medical Examiner
April 19 2018 10:48 AMPeople With Autism Aren’t Protected From Opioid Addiction. They Might Be at Higher Risk.We’ve gotten much better at integration since the start of the autism wave, but it comes with risks, too.
Future Tense
April 19 2018 9:41 AMThere’s No Easy Tech Fix for Online Hate SpeechMark Zuckerberg says A.I. is on the way to help. But you should be skeptical.
The Industry
April 18 2018 11:01 PMWe Finally Know How Many People Subscribe to Amazon Prime
The Industry
April 18 2018 5:41 PMThe Wall Street Journal Thinks Old People Can’t Handle Instant Messaging
The Industry
April 18 2018 2:51 PMTesla Is Starting to Sound a Little Like Donald Trump
Future Tense
April 18 2018 9:00 AMThe U.S. Is Finally Getting a System to Warn When an Earthquake Is ComingBut will its alerts come in enough time to make a difference?
Users
April 17 2018 5:01 PMThe Most Popular YouTube Video in Turkey Right Now Is an American Porn Star Eating Turkish SnacksTurkish snacks is not a euphemism.
Future Tense
April 17 2018 1:40 PMIRS Delays Tax Deadline by One Day Because of Online Filing System Failure
Future Tense
April 17 2018 12:39 PMHow Many Wireless Emergency Alerts Are Too Many?
Medical Examiner
April 17 2018 9:00 AMThere’s a New 12-Step Group: Medication-Assisted Recovery AnonymousUnlike many NA or AA chapters, this group accepts that many people benefit from medications like methadone and buprenorphine.
Future Tense
April 17 2018 8:00 AMCan They Really Delete That?One writer’s weird, tedious, and infuriating attempt to track down federal agencies’ policies around deleting tweets.
The Industry
April 16 2018 12:39 PMReport: Tesla Undercounted Injuries and Neglects Safety in Its Factory
Science
April 16 2018 10:20 AMNASA Launches Its New Exoplanet HunterYes, it’s looking for aliens.
The Industry
April 19 2018 3:41 PMWhen Did Rey Become Amazon’s Chess Piece?If you’re not a Prime member, the online retailer won’t sell you The Last Jedi on DVD. It’s a minor annoyance—and a revealing one.
Future Tense
April 19 2018 11:51 AMHow Facebook Can Prove It Doesn’t Discriminate Against ConservativesMore transparent moderation policies would help everyone.
The Industry
April 19 2018 10:08 AMHow a Premium News Subscription Fits Into Apple’s Larger PlansAs consumers keep their iPhones longer, the company needs to grow its services revenue.
Future Tense
April 19 2018 7:34 AMWhat the Manic Market for Trading Technicolor Blockchain Cats May Tell Us About the Future of ArtThe “cryptocollectibles” frenzy may be coming for fine art, music, film, and more.
Users
April 18 2018 6:48 PMYouTube Taught Me How to ShowerAlso how to get out of bed, how to get dressed, and how to write this article.
Future Tense
April 18 2018 4:34 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: What Happens When the Government Deletes Its Tweets?
Medical Examiner
April 18 2018 11:00 AMWhat the New Medical Podcast DDx Gets Right About DiagnosisUnlike medical TV dramas that pedal in rarity, Figure 1’s new nonfiction show finds instructive lessons in everyday medicine.
Gizmos
April 18 2018 7:30 AMApple Needs to Reconsider Its HomePod StrategySales are lagging on Apple’s smart speaker. Here’s what it can do to increase interest and challenge Amazon and Google.
Future Tense
April 17 2018 2:31 PMGeorgia’s Governor Is About to Sign a Terrible Cybersecurity BillIt would put networks in the state at greater risk.
Science
April 17 2018 1:30 PMAre Student Evaluations Really Biased by Gender? Nope, They’re Biased by “Hotness.”There have been suggestions that students are sexist in their evaluations. We pulled data on 1 million professors to assess.
Future Tense
April 17 2018 9:30 AMThe EU Is Trying to Decide Whether to Grant Robots Personhood
Future Tense
April 17 2018 8:01 AMTrouble @JTFGTMOWhy did the Joint Task Force of Guantánamo start deleting its tweets?
Users
April 16 2018 6:21 PMYouTube and Twitter Turned the Philadelphia Starbucks Story Into NewsIt wouldn’t have been a national scandal in an earlier era—and it illustrates the positive ways that social media can still set the agenda.
Users
April 16 2018 11:55 AMThe Least Viral Video of All TimeI found what might be YouTube’s most historically unpopular upload. I have some constructive criticism for its creator.
Medical Examiner
April 16 2018 9:04 AMWhat’s Your Death Plan?Just one-third of Americans have a plan for end-of-life care. We need to do better.

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