Future Tense
Future Tense
Jan. 18 2017 2:41 PMSorry Folks, Flying Cars Are a Distraction
Jan. 18 2017 10:13 AMFinally, Google Maps Now Includes Parking Information—for Some Users
Jan. 18 2017 8:37 AMFive Years Ago, Internet Users Showed Their Political Might. And They Will Do It Again.
Jan. 17 2017 3:55 PMNow It’s Much Easier for Government Agencies to Get NSA Surveillance Data
Jan. 13 2017 12:26 PMNetizen Report: Dire Straits for Political Prisoners in Iran
Jan. 11 2017 4:15 PMDid a Federal Surveillance Court Really “Reject” an FBI Application to Spy On Trump Associates?
Jan. 11 2017 1:13 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Why BuzzFeed Published Those Explosive, Unverified Trump Memos
Jan. 6 2017 9:24 AMHow Franken- Lurched Its Way Into Our LexiconThe prefix has taken on a life of its own.
Jan. 4 2017 6:29 PMWhy Mark Zuckerberg Is Suddenly Acting Like a Politician
Jan. 3 2017 1:44 PMThe Good Reason Why CNN Used Images From a Video Game to Illustrate a Story on Hacking
Jan. 3 2017 7:01 AMWhy Frankenstein Is Still Relevant, Almost 200 Years After It Was PublishedThe novel provides the perfect lens through which to examine scientific innovation.
Dec. 30 2016 5:56 AMSelf-Driving Cars Will Make Organ Shortages Even WorseWe need to prepare for that now.
Dec. 28 2016 2:40 PMOh Great, Ransomware Is Infecting Smart TVs Now
Dec. 27 2016 12:41 PMAn Amazon Echo May Help Solve a Murder. That Should Worry Privacy Advocates.
Dec. 26 2016 10:06 AMThere’s No Future in Despising HumanitySpreading messages of doom about the planet can keep people from making positive changes.
Jan. 18 2017 1:39 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Worrisome New Rules About Raw NSA Surveillance Data
Jan. 18 2017 9:00 AMThe Vivisectionist and FrankensteinA new novel about a famous French researcher examines the ethical debates scientists and the public had in the 19th century.
Jan. 18 2017 7:15 AMThe Best Way to Protect Students’ Personal DataTeachers need to be the first line of defense.
Jan. 16 2017 9:30 AMWhat Frankenstein Has to Do With Anti-VaxxersCaution about technology is good. Fear of technology is not.
Jan. 13 2017 11:26 AMThe Weird Science That Inspired Mary ShelleyFrankenstein reflects a strange intellectual moment in history.
Jan. 11 2017 1:36 PMThe Problem With “Playing God”The phrase sows moral panic about science without helping to solve it.
Jan. 6 2017 5:15 PMWhat Facebook’s Decision to Hire Campbell Brown Says About Its Future
Jan. 5 2017 2:27 PMRussia Used Fake News to Influence the Election, Says U.S. Intelligence Chief
Jan. 4 2017 2:09 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Why We’re Still Talking About Frankenstein
Jan. 3 2017 7:02 AMA Cheat-Sheet Guide to FrankensteinAnd the novel’s legacy for scientific innovation.
Jan. 3 2017 5:55 AMThe War on Drugs Halted Research Into the Potential Benefits of PsychedelicsNow it’s finally starting up again.
Dec. 29 2016 11:40 AMMeet the Best Meme of 2016
Dec. 28 2016 9:30 AMThe Internet Law That Explains Why 2016 Was So TerribleNo, not Godwin’s.
Dec. 27 2016 5:45 AMWhen a Cat Crashes a Video Conference Call, Is It Charming or Irritating?
Dec. 23 2016 12:02 PMThe Website That Collects the Forgotten and the UnfamiliarTwenty years after its founding, UbuWeb is still totally weird.