Gisele Bündchen Is Less Anti-Trump Than She Is Pro-Environment
We Need a GitHub for Academic ResearchDown with the static, old-fashioned scholarly paper.
You Can Buy This $400 Juicer or Use Your Hand. They Do the Same Thing.
Facebook Wanted Its Live Videos to Be “Raw and Visceral.” But Not Like This.
Future Tense Event: Do We Need to Stop Talking About “Curing” Cancer?
A March Won’t Make the Public Respect ScienceHere’s what will.
Burger King Overcame Google’s Defenses to Target Google Homes With Its New Ads
Our Puny Human Brains Are Terrible at Thinking About the FutureAnd that has consequences.
Republicans Complaining About Surveillance Are Still Ignoring Civil Liberties IssuesThe unmasking process is nowhere near the most privacy-intrusive risk to NSA’s spying.
Future Tense Newsletter: How Courts Tiptoe Around Digital Privacy Decisions
Someone Set Off All of Dallas’ Tornado Sirens Over the Weekend. But Was It a Hack?
How Cheap Smartphones Leave the Poor More VulnerableMore expensive devices receive much stronger security protections.
What Slate Readers Think About the New Space Race
Free Police Body Cameras Come With a Price
Why You Shouldn’t Be Comforted by Internet Providers’ Promises to Protect Your Privacy
Why Cancer Isn’t Going AnywhereIt’s been with us since the origins of multicellularity. It’s part of who we are.
Future Tense Newsletter: A Path Forward to Protect Consumer Privacy
How Teachers Are Using Online Games and Other Tech Tools to Bridge the Partisan DivideMost K-12 students can’t vote, but talking politics in class is more than academic.
Redrawing the Battle Lines in the ISP Privacy DebateWe can’t give up just because Congress voted to overturn rules to protect consumers’ data.
The Impostor Cell Line That Set Back Breast Cancer ResearchIt’s but one example of a major problem in cancer science.
Netizen Report: Censorship Spikes in Wake of Venezuela’s “Self-Inflicted Coup”
Why Does Facebook Still Seem So Helpless Against “Fake News”?
In Praise of Self-Driving Cars and Fender-BendersMinor crashes will tell us more about autonomous vehicles than the trolley problem ever could.
Disney’s Patent Filing for a Huggable Robot Patent Is Actually Pretty Great
How Courts Avoid Ruling on Issues of PrivacyWhen it comes to technology privacy cases, judges often focus on side issues instead of tackling the big questions.
Should You Be Able to Patent an Organism?The synthetic biology community is divided.
Futurography Newsletter: Synthetic Biology and the Space Race
Netizen Report: Online Battles Break Out Amid Elections in Armenia and Ecuador
Future Tense Newsletter: What Exactly Is Synthetic Biology?
Russia Is Trying to Copy China’s Approach to Internet CensorshipThe good news is that it’s probably too late.