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HowThe Handmaid's Tale Taught Me to Imagine Many Possible Futures

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July 29 2016 3:42 PM"Real Donkeys" Uses Digital Donkey Translator at London Event (for Some Reason)
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July 27 2016 4:18 PMHow the GOP Ruined a Great MemeThe story of “This is fine” dog.
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July 27 2016 10:10 AMWhy Didn’t Google Include Donald Trump in Its List of Presidential Candidates?
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July 26 2016 6:54 PMHow the U.S. Could Respond to the DNC BreachSanctions are an option. So’s heckling.
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July 26 2016 12:00 PMThe Democrats’ Other Server ProblemThe DNC should have outsourced its email to Google, Yahoo, or another major company.
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July 25 2016 2:52 PMWas Russia Behind the DNC Leaks? It Sure Seems Like It.
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July 24 2016 8:31 PMPokémon or Cholesterol Medication?The most important quiz of our time.
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July 22 2016 11:24 AMRIP to the VCRA scholar of video technology reflects on the death of an analog medium.
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July 21 2016 6:33 PMTed Cruz Keeps Trying to Protect Internet Freedom in Weirdly Wrong Ways
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July 21 2016 3:34 PMThe Absurd Excuses Countries Give for Shutting Off Internet Access
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July 21 2016 12:13 PMThe Trauma of Digital Warfare, on Hacking ​Mr. Robot: Week 2
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July 21 2016 7:30 AMHow to Develop This Cutting-Edge Genetic Research ResponsiblyGene-drive technology is incredibly promising. But we need to proceed carefully.
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July 20 2016 1:53 PMWhy Silicon Valley Hates TrumpPeter Thiel aside, he’s everything the tech industry loathes.
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July 20 2016 11:01 AMFuture Tense Newsletter: The Practice of Privacy
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July 19 2016 7:11 PMYou Can Now Apply for a Blue Checkmark on Twitter, if You’re Into That Kind of Thing
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July 27 2016 5:19 PMFacebook Is So Afraid of Controversy, It May Take the News Out of Its Trending News Section
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July 27 2016 3:34 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Lessons of the DNC Hack
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July 27 2016 8:32 AMAll Maps Are Biased. Google Maps’ New Redesign Doesn’t Hide It.
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July 26 2016 2:35 PMIt’s Official: Using Text Messages to Secure Your Passwords Is a Bad Idea
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July 25 2016 9:05 PMHow Yahoo Lost Its WayAnd why Verizon bought it anyway.
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July 25 2016 11:44 AMCan a First-Person Shooter Be Nice?Games like Call of Duty feel like toxic cesspools. How does Overwatch manage to feel so cheerful, welcoming, and fun?
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July 22 2016 5:36 PMWikiLeaks’ DNC Email Trove Includes Social Security Numbers, Credit Card Info
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July 22 2016 10:52 AMCanada’s Carbon Policies Try to Provide Something for Everyone
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July 21 2016 6:27 PMNetizen Report: Some Iranian Hardliners Want the Government to Stop Blocking Twitter
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July 21 2016 1:40 PMTesla's New Master Plan Is Insanely Magnificent. Or Is It Magnificently Insane?
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July 21 2016 11:51 AMTaking a Glimpse Under the HoodIt’s increasingly difficult to know what your devices are doing behind the scenes.
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July 20 2016 3:34 PMWhy It Makes No Sense to Judge Groups of People by Their Histories of Invention
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July 20 2016 1:47 PMWhy You Still Can’t Use a Chip Card EverywhereThe transition was supposed to make financial transactions more secure. But the rollout is a little bumpy.
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July 20 2016 7:30 AMA Little Bedtime MathUsing stories to help keep kids from forgetting math skills over the summer.
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July 19 2016 3:00 PMPrivacy From What?A new play starring Daniel Radcliffe shows just how muddled our conversations about data are.

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