How a Driver’s Death Could Put Self-Driving Cars on the Fast Track
Where’d My Map Go?When maps across the internet broke recently, help arrived almost immediately.
There’s No Such Thing as Innocuous Personal DataWhy you should keep your heart rate, sleep patterns, and other seemingly boring info to yourself.
Can Sports Survive Our Environmental Crisis?The polluted waters of Rio de Janeiro are only a harbinger of the threat to outdoor athletics.
Facebook Has a New Algorithm to Identify “Clickbait” Headlines—and Punish Them
Future Tense Newsletter: Algorithmic Expectations
How The Handmaid’s Tale Taught Me to Imagine Many Possible Futures
Could Fsociety Pull Off the DNC Hack?What Mr. Robot gets right about hackers, according to one member of 1990s hacking collective the L0pht.
How the GOP Ruined a Great MemeThe story of “This is fine” dog.
Why Didn’t Google Include Donald Trump in Its List of Presidential Candidates?
How the U.S. Could Respond to the DNC BreachSanctions are an option. So’s heckling.
The Democrats’ Other Server ProblemThe DNC should have outsourced its email to Google, Yahoo, or another major company.
WikiLeaks’ DNC Email Trove Includes Social Security Numbers, Credit Card Info
Canada’s Carbon Policies Try to Provide Something for Everyone
Netizen Report: Some Iranian Hardliners Want the Government to Stop Blocking Twitter
Don’t Blame Hackers Every Time Airlines Have Computer Trouble. They Mess Up All on Their Own.
The FCC Needs to Make Broadband Affordable for Schools, Hospitals, and Businesses
Hacking Mr. Robot, Week 4What the show gets right about logic bombs, the dark web, and the geopolitics of cybersecurity.
Netizen Report: In China and the Middle East, Pokémon Go Is Not All Fun and Games
Code Is My Co-pilotTesla insists its controversial autopilot software is saving lives. Can it convince the rest of us?
Will North America Become the Next Saudi Arabia? A Future Tense Event Recap.
“Real Donkeys” Uses Digital Donkey Translator at London Event (for Some Reason)
Facebook Is So Afraid of Controversy, It May Take the News Out of Its Trending News Section
Future Tense Newsletter: Lessons of the DNC Hack
All Maps Are Biased. Google Maps’ New Redesign Doesn’t Hide It.
It’s Official: Using Text Messages to Secure Your Passwords Is a Bad Idea
Was Russia Behind the DNC Leaks? It Sure Seems Like It.
RIP to the VCRA scholar of video technology reflects on the death of an analog medium.
Ted Cruz Keeps Trying to Protect Internet Freedom in Weirdly Wrong Ways
The Absurd Excuses Countries Give for Shutting Off Internet Access