Sheryl Sandberg Says Facebook Is Overhauling Its Ad System That Allowed Anti-Semitic Targeting
Equifax Repeatedly Tweeted the Wrong URL for Its Website About the Data Breach
Future Tense Newsletter: Predictions Gone Bad
Amazon Is Suggesting “Frequently Bought Together” Items That Can Make a Bomb
How Star Trek’s Transporter Could Really WorkOne of my favorite scenes from the original series was very wrong, but it also anticipated the future.
Black Robes and Crystal BallsSupreme Court justices like to predict the future. They aren’t very good at it.
The Race to Build a Computer Powerful Enough to Predict the FutureIt will take a machine 1 trillion times faster than your laptop.
All Aboard the Bullet Train to the FutureHow the Chinese could stop worrying and learn to love the uncertain tomorrow.
The Future of FashionAs seen in a century of movies.
What the Heck Is Threatcasting?To imagine the future, we also need to think about potential dangers.
Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry Guide Us Through Windows 95The charming tutorial shows tech companies used to fear us.
Nintendo Unleashes Mario’s Nipples in a New Game, and They Are Super
The Trump Administration Is Barely Regulating Self-Driving Cars. What Could Go Wrong?
ISIS’s End-of-the-World ProblemThe terrorist organization’s apocalyptic prophecies aren’t coming true.
The New iPhone’s Most Adorable Feature Is Also Its Most Troubling
Germany’s New Social Media Law Puts a Price on Hate Speech
The Alt-Right’s Favorite Social Network Has a Point About GoogleThe company probably does have too much power over the information economy. And it keeps showing us why.
Why Do the Terms of Service for This Dating App Have a Whole Section on Polo?
Can Your Smartphone Read Your Mind?New apps promise to diagnose mental health problems. But there are reasons to be cautious.
The Futurism Industry’s Blind SpotEven the most far-out visions of tomorrow assume capitalism will survive.
When Is That Breakthrough Technology Coming?It’s always “five to 10 years away.”
Future Tense Event: Franklin Foer to Discuss World Without Mind With Jacob Weisberg
We Need a Law Requiring Faster Disclosure of Data Breaches—Now
If You Want to Run a Group Chat in China, Be Ready to Censor Your Friends
Facebook Let Advertisers Target “Jew-Haters.” It Doesn’t End There.
Why You Should Be Suspicious of That Study Claiming A.I. Can Detect a Person’s Sexual Orientation
We Are the FutureThere’s one critical, not-so-easy way to persuade people to fight climate change.
Future Tense Newsletter: Is Science Fiction Predicting the Future?
You’ll Love Unlocking Your iPhone X With Your Face. So Will Police Trying to Access It.
The Most Important Thing We Can Do to Prepare for Weather ExtremesPolitics aside, it’s time to get serious about adaptation.