A Breath of Fresh, Condescending, Aggressive Air on Corporate TwitterKäthe from T-Mobile Austria’s Twitter account may be terrible at her job, but at least she’s honest.
How Corporations Convinced Us Personality Tests Are Super FunAnd how that made Cambridge Analytica possible.
Facebook Suspends Two More Companies for Improper Access to Data
Pirate Radio in SpaceSilicon Valley startups meet space-law reality.
How Facebook Is Changing Its Rules Around Political Ads
Netizen Report: Malaysia Outlaws “Fake News.” Will Singapore Be Next?
Facebook Just Made Using a Bunch of Apps a Little More Annoying. Good.
FCC Chairman Wants to Cut Back Program That Helps Poor People Get Affordable Internet
How to Check if Cambridge Analytica Got Access to Your Facebook Data
You Can’t Clean Up a Data SpillAnd it makes the Cambridge Analytica scandal even more maddening.
Self-Driving Cars Need Good MapsThe crash of a Tesla while it was using Autopilot hints at the geographic limitations of autonomous vehicles.
What We Know About China’s Tiangong-1 Space Station Crashing Back to Earth
Come to a Free Screening of The Fifth Element in Washington, D.C.
The Forecast Is Still CloudyThe controversial CLOUD Act could harm human rights around the world if the U.S. government and tech companies don’t follow through on promises.
Security Flaws Show Grindr Still Isn’t Taking Gay Men’s Safety Seriously Enough
A D.C. Ride-Sharing Service Illegally Discriminated Against Minority Communities for Nearly Two Years
Here’s How Mark Zuckerberg Will Apologize to Congress This Week
The Civics of FacebookFixing social media will require input from all of us.
The Questions Congress Needs to Ask Mark ZuckerbergIt will be easy to grandstand when the Facebook CEO testifies. Here’s how to make the hearings worthwhile.
A Few Advertisers Have Paused Their Facebook Spending. Should the Company Be Worried?
The Ick Factor of Computers That Converse Like PeopleCan A.I. risk sounding too human?
Gamers Are Not the Answer to the Shortage of Cybersecurity WorkersGrowing the field based on the people already in it is a mistake.
Future Tense Newsletter: You Can’t Clean Up a Data Spill
Pop Goes the Filter Bubble?Algorithms may be able to help us step out of our echo chambers.
Waymo Wants You to Know It Has No Interest in Your DataBut is that a promise it can keep?
Is the Military Really Going to Start Drafting 40-Year-Old Hackers?Probably not—but 60-year-olds might be a different story.
Facebook Allows Advertisers to Target Users on the Basis of Their Interest in Illegal Firearms
The MyFitnessPal Hack Affects 150 Million Users. It Could’ve Been Even Worse.
Why I’m Quitting GMO ResearchI’m exhausted by the overwhelming negative responses the topic evokes in so many people.
Waymo Is Beating Uber in the Self-Driving Car Race. That’s Bad News for Traffic.