Sorry Folks, Flying Cars Are a Distraction
Finally, Google Maps Now Includes Parking Information—for Some Users
Five Years Ago, Internet Users Showed Their Political Might. And They Will Do It Again.
Now It’s Much Easier for Government Agencies to Get NSA Surveillance Data
Netizen Report: Dire Straits for Political Prisoners in Iran
Did a Federal Surveillance Court Really “Reject” an FBI Application to Spy On Trump Associates?
Future Tense Newsletter: Why BuzzFeed Published Those Explosive, Unverified Trump Memos
How Franken- Lurched Its Way Into Our LexiconThe prefix has taken on a life of its own.
Why Mark Zuckerberg Is Suddenly Acting Like a Politician
The Good Reason Why CNN Used Images From a Video Game to Illustrate a Story on Hacking
Why Frankenstein Is Still Relevant, Almost 200 Years After It Was PublishedThe novel provides the perfect lens through which to examine scientific innovation.
Self-Driving Cars Will Make Organ Shortages Even WorseWe need to prepare for that now.
Oh Great, Ransomware Is Infecting Smart TVs Now
An Amazon Echo May Help Solve a Murder. That Should Worry Privacy Advocates.
There’s No Future in Despising HumanitySpreading messages of doom about the planet can keep people from making positive changes.
Future Tense Newsletter: Worrisome New Rules About Raw NSA Surveillance Data
The Vivisectionist and FrankensteinA new novel about a famous French researcher examines the ethical debates scientists and the public had in the 19th century.
The Best Way to Protect Students’ Personal DataTeachers need to be the first line of defense.
What Frankenstein Has to Do With Anti-VaxxersCaution about technology is good. Fear of technology is not.
The Weird Science That Inspired Mary ShelleyFrankenstein reflects a strange intellectual moment in history.
The Problem With “Playing God”The phrase sows moral panic about science without helping to solve it.
What Facebook’s Decision to Hire Campbell Brown Says About Its Future
Russia Used Fake News to Influence the Election, Says U.S. Intelligence Chief
Future Tense Newsletter: Why We’re Still Talking About Frankenstein
A Cheat-Sheet Guide to FrankensteinAnd the novel’s legacy for scientific innovation.
The War on Drugs Halted Research Into the Potential Benefits of PsychedelicsNow it’s finally starting up again.
Meet the Best Meme of 2016
The Internet Law That Explains Why 2016 Was So TerribleNo, not Godwin’s.
When a Cat Crashes a Video Conference Call, Is It Charming or Irritating?
The Website That Collects the Forgotten and the UnfamiliarTwenty years after its founding, UbuWeb is still totally weird.