Instagram Bans Hashtags to Hide Pornography. So Why Did It Go After #Easter and #Kansas?
Pornhub Will Pay You $25,000 to Report Bugs When You’re Not Watching Other Stuff
This Arcane Rule Change Would Give U.S. Law Enforcement New Power to Hack People Worldwide
Future Tense Newsletter: Secret Identities and Public Drones
One of the TAs in an Artificial Intelligence Class Was Actually an A.I.
Google Might Turn Its Search Results From Blue to Black and People Are Scandalized
This Animation Lets You Watch Global Warming Heat Up Over 166 Years
What Slate Readers Think About Killer A.I.
A Welcome Lesson From an Invasive SpeciesWhat a dastardly plant in Nepal tells us about adapting to climate (and not just climate change).
Netizen Report: WhatsApp Briefly Blocked in Brazil, Again
Stop the Search for Bitcoin’s Creator!It misses the point of bitcoin.
The Paradox of RadiationIn the late 1800s and early 1900s, a Chicago physician discovered that X-rays could heal. He was right—for the wrong reasons.
In This Beautifully Shot Sci-Fi Short, a Mind Swap Has Terrifying Consequences
Mass Surveillance Chills Online Speech Even When People Have “Nothing to Hide”
For the First Time, Federal Judge Says Suspect Must Use Fingerprint to Unlock Smartphone
This Video Proves That Apple Actually Is Deleting Music Files Off Some People’s Hard Drives
What Can Consumer Drones Actually See?We tried to spy on some willing participants.
Why It’s So Funny That Republicans Are Upset With Facebook for “Censoring” News
Group of Senators Says Subsidized Broadband Program Doesn't Actually Offer Broadband
The Six Biggest Misconceptions About DronesFirst of all, they aren’t actually very good for spying on your neighbors.
Report: Twitter Banned a Trend-Spotting Service From Tipping Intelligence Agencies
Panasonic (Yes, Panasonic) May Have Created the World’s Best Weather ModelAnd it’s not sharing.
Researchers Are Planning to Sequence Leonardo da Vinci’s 500-Year-Old Genome
An Antivirus Scan Shut Down a Medical Device in the Middle of Heart Surgery
The Rise of Nonviolent DronesA study examines 15,000 reports of drone use and finds some surprising results.
Future Tense Newsletter: Disquieting Drones and Supersonic Flights
Forget Driverless Cars. Our Real Future Is Driverless Minivans.
Tesla’s “Bioweapon Defense Mode” Sounds Like a Gimmick. It’s Actually Ingenious.
Hacking AirplanesCybersecurity is even more important when you’re up in the air.
The Best Place for Driverless Cars Is Not America. It's Dubai.