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What Frankenstein Has to Do With Anti-Vaxxers

Caution about technology is good. Fear of technology is not.

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Jan. 13 2017 12:26 PMNetizen Report: Dire Straits for Political Prisoners in Iran
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Jan. 11 2017 4:15 PMDid a Federal Surveillance Court Really “Reject” an FBI Application to Spy On Trump Associates?
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Jan. 11 2017 1:13 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Why BuzzFeed Published Those Explosive, Unverified Trump Memos
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Jan. 6 2017 5:15 PMWhat Facebook’s Decision to Hire Campbell Brown Says About Its Future
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Jan. 5 2017 2:27 PMRussia Used Fake News to Influence the Election, Says U.S. Intelligence Chief
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Jan. 4 2017 2:09 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Why We’re Still Talking About Frankenstein
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Jan. 3 2017 7:02 AMA Cheat-Sheet Guide to FrankensteinAnd the novel’s legacy for scientific innovation.
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Jan. 3 2017 5:55 AMThe War on Drugs Halted Research Into the Potential Benefits of PsychedelicsNow it’s finally starting up again.
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Dec. 29 2016 11:40 AMMeet the Best Meme of 2016
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Dec. 28 2016 9:30 AMThe Internet Law That Explains Why 2016 Was So TerribleNo, not Godwin’s.
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Dec. 27 2016 5:45 AMWhen a Cat Crashes a Video Conference Call, Is It Charming or Irritating?
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Dec. 23 2016 12:02 PMThe Website That Collects the Forgotten and the UnfamiliarTwenty years after its founding, UbuWeb is still totally weird.
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Dec. 21 2016 11:00 AMHow a 2011 Hack You’ve Never Heard of Changed the Internet’s InfrastructureIt all started with an internet user in Iran who couldn’t get into his Gmail account.
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Dec. 20 2016 5:54 PMHow Many People Really Get Their News From Facebook?Not as many as you’ve heard.
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Dec. 20 2016 10:07 AMHow Bad Was Imperial Cybersecurity in Rogue One? We Asked Some Experts.
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Jan. 13 2017 11:26 AMThe Weird Science That Inspired Mary ShelleyFrankenstein reflects a strange intellectual moment in history.
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Jan. 11 2017 1:36 PMThe Problem With “Playing God”The phrase sows moral panic about science without helping to solve it.
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Jan. 11 2017 1:06 AMBuzzFeed’s BombshellWhy the site published the explosive memos about Trump and Russia—and why no one beat them to it.
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Jan. 6 2017 9:24 AMHow Franken- Lurched Its Way Into Our LexiconThe prefix has taken on a life of its own.
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Jan. 4 2017 6:29 PMWhy Mark Zuckerberg Is Suddenly Acting Like a Politician
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Jan. 3 2017 1:44 PMThe Good Reason Why CNN Used Images From a Video Game to Illustrate a Story on Hacking
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Jan. 3 2017 7:01 AMWhy Frankenstein Is Still Relevant, Almost 200 Years After It Was PublishedThe novel provides the perfect lens through which to examine scientific innovation.
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Dec. 30 2016 5:56 AMSelf-Driving Cars Will Make Organ Shortages Even WorseWe need to prepare for that now.
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Dec. 28 2016 2:40 PMOh Great, Ransomware Is Infecting Smart TVs Now
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Dec. 27 2016 12:41 PMAn Amazon Echo May Help Solve a Murder. That Should Worry Privacy Advocates.
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Dec. 26 2016 10:06 AMThere’s No Future in Despising HumanitySpreading messages of doom about the planet can keep people from making positive changes.
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Dec. 22 2016 9:15 AMThe Important Lesson Scientists Could Learn From Trump’s VictoryNow more than ever, the experts need to listen to the public.
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Dec. 21 2016 7:45 AMHow to Teach High-School Students to Spot Fake NewsMedia literacy lessons aim to make teenagers savvier about what they read online.
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Dec. 20 2016 1:11 PMUber’s Self-Driving Cars Turn in a Way That Can Kill Bicyclists
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Dec. 19 2016 8:45 AMWhat Arrival Gets Right About How Humans Would React to Alien LifeIt would be a scary time—and not because of the extraterrestrials.

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