Future Tense
Future Tense
July 2 2018 11:43 AMThirty Years WarmerIn 1988, James Hansen warned the nation about climate change. Decades later, is American public opinion finally catching up?
June 29 2018 5:22 PMInspiring Mexicans to “Imagine Amazing Things.” In Space.One man’s odyssey to launch his own satellite, and inspire his fellow citizens to do the same.
June 29 2018 11:55 AMA Quiz App Exposed 120 Million People’s Facebook Data—and Cambridge Analytica Had Nothing to Do With It
June 28 2018 3:07 PMWhy Do We Need a Space Nation?An interview with the president of Asgardia.
June 27 2018 6:41 PMThe DOJ Ran a Bitcoin Laundering Sting to Catch Drug Dealers and It Worked
June 27 2018 3:28 PMWhat’s Next for the Reasonable Expectation of Privacy?The Supreme Court’s ruling in Carpenter raises new questions.
June 27 2018 7:31 AMCould the Experiences of Our Ancestors Be “Seared Into Our Cells”?A science journalist responds to Carmen Maria Machado’s short story “A Brief and Fearful Star.”
June 26 2018 5:19 PMThis Twitter Bot Is Posting Information About Every Immigration Detention Center in the U.S.
June 26 2018 1:58 PMThe Royal Observatory at Greenwich Reopens After London’s Smog Forced a 60-Year Hiatus
June 25 2018 3:51 PMI Paid for a Modem and Router. Can I Charge My Roommates to Use Them?Try Restarting answers your pressing IT questions.
June 22 2018 7:26 AMWhat Happens in Space Happens on EarthTrump’s stated desire to create a Space Force has a lot to do with his terrestrial border obsession.
June 21 2018 5:55 AMWhat It’s Like to Be Google’s Poster Child for “Crying Liberal” or “Basic Bitch”They have a good sense of humor about it.
June 20 2018 3:49 PMThe Feds Love to Stack Charges When It Comes to CybercrimeThe many indictments of former CIA employee Joshua Schulte aren’t just about leaking information.
June 20 2018 10:30 AMHow Google Uses Wi-Fi Networks to Figure Out Your Exact LocationA Google Home security issue underscores how much Google knows about you.
June 19 2018 4:16 PMDo You Always Blink When a Picture Is Taken? Facebook Wants to Fix Those Photos.
June 30 2018 12:19 PMThe Salesforce of Sun SalutationsHow Mindbody came to dominate the lucrative business of booking your yoga and pilates classes.
June 29 2018 4:19 PMComcast Nationwide Xfinity Outage Caused by a Cut in a Fiber Line
June 28 2018 6:34 PMCalifornia Just Passed the Strictest Online Privacy Bill in the Country
June 28 2018 11:41 AMA Digital Stop and FriskNewark, New Jersey’s new street surveillance program is a disaster in the making.
June 27 2018 3:48 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Read a New Future Tense Fiction Story From Carmen Maria Machado
June 27 2018 9:00 AMI Tried to Fix the Federal Government’s Approach to TechnologyIt was much harder than I expected.
June 27 2018 7:30 AM“A Brief and Fearful Star”A new short story from the author of the award-winning short story collection Her Body and Other Parties.
June 26 2018 3:22 PMAlways Under ConstructionWhen New Orleans realized nobody was using its new road-closure-map website, the city actually fixed it.
June 26 2018 8:30 AMHow Prisons Can Use Tech to Slow Their Ever-Revolving DoorsTech can increase skills, connections, and self-confidence—the very things needed for successful re-entry.
June 22 2018 9:49 AMDon’t Take Ultrasounds for GrantedIn South Sudan, a new, affordable machine is saving lives.
June 21 2018 6:06 PMCan Self-Driving Cars Handle Boston’s Infamously Congested and Confusing Streets?
June 20 2018 3:54 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Google Home is Leaking
June 20 2018 3:19 PMA Rare Win for Privacy: Wireless Carriers Will Stop Sharing Your Location
June 20 2018 9:30 AMThe Federal Policy Loophole Supporting the Hacking-for-Hire MarketCan it be closed?
June 19 2018 7:30 AMThe Blockchain of ThingsBlockchain will vitalize our future machine-connected world, but the technology is also likely to advance robot autonomy before our laws can catch up to regulate them.