Twitter Hashtags Are a Great Way to Raise Awareness for Three or Four Hours
FBI Says the Sketchy Software It Uses in Investigations Isn’t Malware
Even Glenn Beck Thinks Facebook’s “Liberal Bias” Is Overblown
There Is No Such Thing as “Public” DataAnd it’s not OK for researchers to scrape information from websites like OkCupid.
Google’s New Gadget Is Like the Amazon Echo, Only Smarter. And Maybe Creepier.
The Gulf Between Regulatory Ability and the Demand for Eco-Friendly CarsThe VW scandal shows how the government fails green consumers.
You Can Learn a Scary Amount From Someone’s Telephone Metadata
Enough With the “Sunbathing Teenager” GambitDrone privacy is about much more than protecting girls in bikinis.
Now When You Browse BuzzFeed All Your Traffic Will Be Encrypted
Welcome to the PyroceneThe Fort McMurray fire comes from the collision of free-burning flames with a fossil-fuel–powered society.
How Three Simpsons Fans Created the Most Wonderful Thing on the Internet. (Now With GIFs!)
Tiny Flecks of Debris Can Do Real Damage to the International Space Station
This Video Proves That Apple Actually Is Deleting Music Files Off Some People’s Hard Drives
What Can Consumer Drones Actually See?We tried to spy on some willing participants.
Why It’s So Funny That Republicans Are Upset With Facebook for “Censoring” News
How to Fly a Drone Without Being a JerkBe polite, ask permission, and don’t drink.
Drones Aren’t PlanesUsing the wrong metaphor for unmanned aerial vehicles can have serious policy implications.
It’s So Hard to Get Good Digital Help These Days!
Google Launches New Chat and Video Apps Alongside ... Existing Chat and Video Apps
Future Tense Newsletter: The Real Problem With Surveillance
Why Does It Still Take Five Hours to Fly Cross-Country?! A Future Tense Event Recap.
Belgian Police Caution Facebook Users About the Privacy Implications of “Likes”
Report: Twitter’s 140-Character Limit May Not Count Photos and Links Anymore
Who Put a Google Maps Sticker on an Unmarked Philadelphia Police Car?
Badass Digital Publishing Platform Will Archive Its Content on Nickel Plates for 10,000 Years
Netizen Report: Mapping “Disputed” Areas Could Become a Crime in India
Instagram Bans Hashtags to Hide Pornography. So Why Did It Go After #Easter and #Kansas?
Pornhub Will Pay You $25,000 to Report Bugs When You’re Not Watching Other Stuff
This Arcane Rule Change Would Give U.S. Law Enforcement New Power to Hack People Worldwide
Future Tense Newsletter: Secret Identities and Public Drones