Future Tense
Future Tense
Nov. 5 2015 12:29 PMThis Drone Shoots Fireballs—for a Good Cause
Nov. 4 2015 5:45 PMNetizen Report: The Mexican Cybercrime Law That Wasn’t
Nov. 4 2015 1:22 PMAvocados in Florida Are in Trouble. But Drones Might Help Save the Guac.
Nov. 4 2015 12:48 PMNow You Can Have Curly-Haired Emojis on Your Smartphone. But Where Will It End?
Nov. 3 2015 5:32 PMThis Snowden-Approved Encrypted-Communication App Is Coming to Android
Nov. 3 2015 12:16 PMMicrosoft Limits “Unlimited” Cloud Storage After Gluttons Upload 75 Terabytes Each
Nov. 3 2015 7:30 AMChecking Your Balance in a SNAPFood stamp recipients can use text messages to find out how much they have left—while in line at the grocery store.
Oct. 30 2015 8:46 AMWhy Aren’t Any Civil Liberties Advocates on the FAA’s Drone-Registry Task Force?
Oct. 29 2015 7:31 PMGoogle, Copying Microsoft for Once, Brings Us a Step Closer to Universal Operating Systems
Oct. 29 2015 3:25 PMFears Over Tanzania’s Cybercrime Law Become Reality During Presidential Election
Oct. 29 2015 2:38 PMHow the New York Public Library Is Reinventing ItselfThe purpose is the same—but the technology is different.
Oct. 28 2015 5:17 PMJudge Dismisses Case Against Man Who Shot Down a Drone Over His Property
Oct. 28 2015 5:06 PMCandidates Bungle Science, but Neil deGrasse Tyson Says the Problem Starts With Voters
Oct. 28 2015 2:11 PMIndustry Spokeswoman Says Ladies Don’t Like Fracking Because They Don’t Get Science
Oct. 28 2015 12:27 PMWill Libraries Outlive Books? A Future Tense Event.
Nov. 5 2015 10:51 AMStudy: Humans Feel Empathy for Robots Experiencing “Pain”
Nov. 4 2015 5:06 PMIf Russia Attacks Crucial Undersea Internet Cables, Colbert Will Be Prepared
Nov. 4 2015 1:10 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Drone Wars, Water Rights, and Surveillance Struggles
Nov. 4 2015 7:30 AMThe Death and Life of Digital Archives Preserving the present doesn’t always work in the future.
Nov. 3 2015 2:26 PMNeil deGrasse Tyson on Star Trek’s “Worst Fight Scene Ever”
Nov. 3 2015 10:08 AMTwitter’s “Favorite” Button Is Gone. You’ll Like What’s Replacing It.
Nov. 2 2015 7:33 AMIf There Is Water on Mars, Who Gets to Use It?The future of human colonies on the Red Planet depends on the answer to that question.
Oct. 30 2015 8:12 AMH.P. Lovecraft, Master of Environmental HorrorThe writer died in 1937, but his tales of terror resonate in a climate change era.  
Oct. 29 2015 4:45 PMYes, the Government’s Stingray Spy Technology Can Record Your Calls
Oct. 29 2015 3:11 PMCars That Talk to Each Other May Be Easier to Hack 
Oct. 29 2015 1:08 PMThe Justice Department’s Newest, Strangest Attempt to Gain Access to Suspects’ Smartphones
Oct. 28 2015 5:07 PMNetizen Report: Ukraine Rolls Out Internet Blacklist
Oct. 28 2015 3:05 PMArmy Surveillance Blimp on the Loose Over Pennsylvania, Chased by Fighter Jets
Oct. 28 2015 1:30 PMThe Only Way to Make the Walmart Shopping Experience Creepier: Add Drones
Oct. 28 2015 11:34 AMFuture Tense Newsletter: The End of Privacy?