Future Tense
Future Tense
Aug. 17 2016 2:45 PMWhen a Roomba Goes Up Against Animal Poop, No One Wins
Aug. 17 2016 11:56 AMNow Twitter's Soulless Machinations Have Ruined Stickers
Aug. 16 2016 3:41 PMGoogle Wants to Help You Vote
Aug. 16 2016 2:28 PMFord Says It Will Mass-Produce a Driverless Car by 2021
Aug. 16 2016 8:00 AMForget Burying Cables in the Ground. Now Google Wants to Beam Its Super-Fast Internet Service.
Aug. 15 2016 5:41 PMWho Wrote These Donald Trump Tweets?We’ll never know for sure, but the device they were written on—iPhone or Android—offers a clue.
Aug. 15 2016 12:05 PMKeeping Grandma and Grandpa Safe OnlineSenior citizens aren’t dumb for falling prey to cyberscams. They just don’t have the info they need.
Aug. 15 2016 10:20 AMThis Lawyer Bot Will Be Happy to Solve Your Housing Problems
Aug. 12 2016 11:15 AMHacking Mr. Robot, Week 5What the show’s dark parody of early-’90s sitcoms gets right about the narcotizing effects of television.
Aug. 11 2016 2:55 PMWhat Virtual Reality Is Good ForMovies and gaming, right? Wrong, says Stanford’s top VR expert.
Aug. 11 2016 12:19 PMMeet CyberSquirrel1, the Most Terrifying (and Reassuring) Twitter Account on the Internet
Aug. 10 2016 10:06 AMFuture Tense Newsletter: Should We Trust Our Techology?
Aug. 10 2016 9:30 AMThe Data Clearly Show That the Media Are Jerks for Singularizing Latinate Words  
Aug. 9 2016 5:32 PMIt’s Your Moment, TooLike Instagram, Twitter is following Snapchat’s lead with a new tool for telling stories. Is that really what it’s missing?
Aug. 9 2016 3:36 PMHollywood Is Finally Taking on Climate Change. It Should Go Even Further.
Aug. 17 2016 12:40 PMMeet the Virtual Guidance CounselorHow digital programs are helping low-income kids get into college.
Aug. 17 2016 11:12 AMFuture Tense Newsletter: Emerging Conversations
Aug. 16 2016 3:01 PMKyle MacLachlan Just Brilliantly Re-Created the Plot of Dune in Emojis
Aug. 16 2016 11:58 AMIt Looks Like the NSA Was Hacked and Edward Snowden Thinks It Was Russia
Aug. 16 2016 7:30 AMA Melancholy Journey Through the Lost American DreamKentucky Route Zero perfectly captures quiet economic desperation.
Aug. 15 2016 2:58 PMScientists Are Growing Living Biobots That Move Like Animals
Aug. 15 2016 11:48 AMThis Website Mails Out Physical Greeting Cards for You
Aug. 15 2016 7:31 AMCitizen Science Isn’t Just About Collecting DataNonscientists should take part in discussions about research priorities and more.
Aug. 11 2016 3:19 PMShould a Self-Driving Car Kill Two Jaywalkers or One Law-Abiding Citizen?
Aug. 11 2016 1:55 PMWhat Do You Think About Scientists Creating Human-Nonhuman Hybrids?The National Institutes of Health wants to know.
Aug. 11 2016 10:48 AMThis Daily Beast Grindr Stunt Is Sleazy, Dangerous, and Wildly Unethical
Aug. 10 2016 9:45 AMAre Replicas Changing the Way We Experience Art?Precise digital reproductions allow more people to own and view masterpieces—minus the work’s soul.
Aug. 10 2016 7:30 AMAre There Nuts in That Brownie?New wearable devices aim to detect allergens in food and in the air. But should you trust them?
Aug. 9 2016 5:02 PMApple Has Decided to Pay Bounties to Hackers. It’s About Time.
Aug. 9 2016 11:22 AMWill Uber Rouse the Trustbusters?Following its mammoth deal in China, the company has an even tighter grip on ride-sharing. It may be time for antitrust officials to step in.