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The Digital Demagogue

The Greek prime minister’s faceoff with Europe is something new: a bold, imperfect, high-velocity form of mass democracy made possible by the Internet.

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July 2 2015 11:55 AMWelcome to the Dystopian Future. Bubble Wrap Is No Longer Poppable.
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July 2 2015 11:51 AMThe Heat Is OnClimate change will make deadly heat waves like Pakistan’s and Europe’s worse than ever.
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July 1 2015 4:35 PMNetizen Report: Scholars in Colombia, Kazakhstan Face Legal Woes for Sharing Research
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July 1 2015 1:14 PMYou Absolutely Should Not Donate to the Greece-Bailout Crowdfunding Campaign
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June 30 2015 11:21 PMThe iTunes Era Is OverApple Music is here, and you might never buy a song again.
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June 30 2015 2:09 PMThe Metadata Doesn’t LieIs that why local governments are withholding it?
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June 30 2015 12:51 PMToday’s Leap Second (Probably) Won’t Break the Internet
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June 30 2015 11:56 AMWhy I Walked Out of Facial Recognition NegotiationsIndustry lobbying is shutting down Washington’s ability to protect consumer privacy.
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June 29 2015 6:24 PMBad News: Supreme Court Blocked Power Plant Rules. Good News: The Era of Coal Is Over.
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June 29 2015 1:00 PMFCC Commissioner Says Internet Access Is “Not a Necessity”
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June 26 2015 4:45 PMWant a Same-Sex Marriage? Make Sure Your County’s Software Is Up to Date.
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June 26 2015 2:36 PMThe Internet’s Dad Emailed 97,931 People to Let Them Know Their Passwords Were Compromised
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June 26 2015 9:40 AMChinese Router Maker Implies That Wi-Fi Can Hurt Fetuses, Sparks Absurd Debate
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June 25 2015 1:55 PMThe Navy Is Paying $9 Million to Keep Using Windows XP
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June 24 2015 6:40 PMResearchers Sharing Data Was Supposed to Change Science Forever. Did It?
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July 2 2015 11:54 AMWho’s Afraid of the Big Bad Pulse?Some in Congress and the private sector want to spend a lot of time—and money—preparing for the threat of electro magnetic pulse weapons. But is that the right priority?
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July 1 2015 7:00 PMFBI Investigates 11 Optic Cable Cut Incidents Around San Francisco
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July 1 2015 3:44 PMRevisionist HistoryWhat Agent Orange and thalidomide tell us about anti-vaxxers.
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July 1 2015 8:43 AMSmart Car On Rails Offers Glimpse of Autonomous Future
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June 30 2015 2:45 PMThe Odd Ways We Twist Our Speech to Make Computers Understand Us
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June 30 2015 1:58 PMWhen Can You Take Down Your Rainbow Profile Picture Without Being a Jerk?
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June 30 2015 12:13 PMGoogle Scrambles After Software IDs Photo of Two Black People as “Gorillas”
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June 29 2015 7:02 PMMaybe Don’t Shoot Down Your Neighbor’s Drone When It’s Not Even Over Your Property
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June 29 2015 3:02 PMWhat Does It All Mean? Google’s New Philosophical Chatbot Can Take a Stab.
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June 29 2015 8:45 AMCan an Online Teaching Tool Solve One of Higher Education’s Biggest Headaches?
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June 26 2015 3:00 PMAfter Nixing Every Title With a Confederate Flag, Apple Will Restore Some Games
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June 26 2015 1:47 PMWebsite Owners Deserve the Right to Stay Anonymous
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June 25 2015 2:19 PMThe Unvarnished NerdHollywood is afraid to portray realistically alienating hackers. Mr. Robot goes there.
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June 25 2015 12:42 PMDon’t Blame the VictimOPM was negligent. But it’s the perpetrators who should be held responsible for the data breach.
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June 24 2015 3:34 PMChevy Issues Press Release Written Entirely in Emojis, Tries Way Too Hard

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