Future Tense
Future Tense
Jan. 24 2018 1:57 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Do Robots Dream of Spaghetti?
Jan. 23 2018 9:00 AMAll Is Full of Björk BotsHow a 1999 music video continues to shape the way we imagine humanoid machines.
Jan. 22 2018 12:27 PMAmazon’s New Checkout-Free Grocery Store Doesn’t Take Food Stamps
Jan. 19 2018 2:37 PMReddit Users Attempted to Imagine a Happy Alternative to Black Mirror
Jan. 18 2018 1:44 PMThe Internet Is for RobotsGoogle’s hilariously mundane infoboxes suggest that we no longer weave the web.
Jan. 18 2018 11:44 AMWant a Terrible Job? Facebook and Google May Be Hiring.
Jan. 17 2018 4:17 PMRussian Google Declared Putin the Winner of a March 2018 Presidential Election
Jan. 17 2018 1:55 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Read a New Short Story From Charlie Jane Anders
Jan. 17 2018 9:01 AMCan We Insulate Ourselves From Food Shortages?A food systems and security researcher responds to Charlie Jane Anders’ short story “The Minnesota Diet.”
Jan. 16 2018 7:27 PMYou’re a Work of ArtBut not necessarily a beautiful one, according to this Google app.
Jan. 16 2018 6:05 AMWhy Robots Deserve Free Speech RightsIt’s not about protecting them. It’s about protecting us.
Jan. 12 2018 2:23 PMA New “Wikileaks for Religion” Publishes Its First Trove of Documents
Jan. 11 2018 5:37 PMBrazilian and French Lawmakers Fearful of “Fake News” Want to Limit Free Speech
Jan. 11 2018 1:35 PMCan You Govern Via Skype? The Exiled Leader of Catalonia Wants to Try.
Jan. 11 2018 12:41 PMA Befuddled Donald Trump Almost Undermined the GOP’s Surveillance Agenda
Jan. 24 2018 1:48 PMTinder Isn’t the Only Dating App That Leaves Your Information and Swipes Vulnerable to Hackers
Jan. 22 2018 4:24 PMBitcoin’s Success Is Drawing More Attention to the Shadiest Parts of the Cryptocurrency World
Jan. 19 2018 6:22 PMBitcoin Had a Strange Week. Is It a Sign of What’s to Come?
Jan. 18 2018 8:35 PMFacebook Crushed Everyone’s “Pivot to Video”—Except Its OwnHow the shift from “passive” consumption to “meaningful interactions” could boost Facebook Live and Facebook Watch.
Jan. 18 2018 12:56 PMSpeech vs. SpeakersTwitter’s new rules about extremist speech blur the lines between people and words.
Jan. 18 2018 11:41 AMThe Evolution of the Modern-Day ZombieWhat tales of the undead say about our attitudes toward science.
Jan. 17 2018 3:55 PMEight Rules to Help You Stay Safe in Virtual Reality
Jan. 17 2018 1:10 PMBitConnect, a Bitcoin Exchange Long Accused of Being a Ponzi Scheme, Is Shutting Down
Jan. 17 2018 9:00 AMThe Minnesota DietA new short story from the author of the Nebula Award–winning All the Birds in the Sky.
Jan. 16 2018 4:52 PMNew Jersey Makes It Illegal to Fly Drones While Drunk
Jan. 16 2018 6:01 AMThe Air Traffic Control System of Our Low-Altitude FutureSomething will have to stop all the drones, flying cars, and floating warehouses (floating warehouses!) from colliding.
Jan. 12 2018 11:06 AMFacebook Announces Major Changes to the Newsfeed to Prioritize Friends and Family Over Professional Content
Jan. 11 2018 5:27 PMReport: Uber Used a Tool to Remotely Hide Data From Investigators on Two Dozen Occasions
Jan. 11 2018 12:54 PMYouTube Is Punishing Logan Paul for His Video of Japan’s “Suicide Forest”
Jan. 10 2018 5:11 PMThe North American Bitcoin Conference is No Longer Accepting Bitcoin Payments for Tickets