The Partnership of the FutureMicrosoft’s CEO explores how humans and A.I. can work together to solve society’s greatest challenges.
3-D Printing Helped This Cancer Survivor Recover Some of What He Lost to Disease
The Autonomous Vehicle Revolution Will Be UnderwhelmingWe still need to prepare for it today.
Let Me Introduce You to My Animatronic Second HeadAn expert on the neuroscience of impulse control explains his craziest purchase.
Hostile TakeoversTaking over in a semiautonomous car may not be as easy as it is in an airplane.
Donald Trump Is Not a TrollCalling him a troll trivializes his repulsive comments.
Why It Seems Like Everyone Is Getting Hacked Lately
Mark Zuckerberg Covers His Webcam With Tape. You Should, Too.
How Drone Racing Could Lead to Major Technological Breakthroughs
How a Volcano Helped Inspire FrankensteinThe famous novel is actually a tale of climate change.
The Self-Driving Car Generation GapOlder people see driving as representing freedom.
We’ve Needed Commercial Drone Rules for Years. The FAA Just Released a First Step.
Google Wants to Help You Research Medical Symptoms Without Activating Your Hypochondria
ISPs Know AllYou deserve more privacy from your broadband provider.
The Trouble With High-Tech ProstheticsA prosthetic arm can’t just be cool—it needs to be usable.
Facebook Thinks It Has Found the Secret to Making Bots Less Dumb
The Peculiar Endurance of the Physical SignatureWhy do we still have to print out forms, sign them, and scan them back in?
Border Patrol Wants to Collect Foreign Travelers’ Social Media Account Names
Robot, Do You Know Why I Stopped You?What will your car have to do for the police to pull you over when you’re in an autonomous car?
The Terrifying Technological UnknownWhy people are so bad at assessing the potential dangers of self-driving cars.
This Sci-Fi Short Is So Beautiful You’ll Forget It Was Created to Promote a Video Game Company
What Would Self-Driving Cars Mean for Women in Saudi Arabia?Not very much—because technological progress doesn’t inherently lead to social progress.
The California Drought’s Lessons for Food Security
Future Tense Newsletter: Why Does the Government Take So Long to Regulate Emerging Technologies?
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Can a Wall-Climbing Robot Teach Your Kid to Code?A Harvard team hopes to fill the gap between demand for computer science education and the lack of qualified teachers.
Text Had a Good Run. But Even Twitter Thinks Video Is the Future.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s IP MythThe group wants developing countries to accept strict intellectual property rules that may harm them. Here’s why its arguments don’t work.
The FCC Wants Your Mobile Data to Get a Lot Faster
Can Self-Driving Cars Share the Road With Old-School Vehicles?It may cause some headaches, but it’s possible.