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What Black Panther Could Mean for the Afrofuturism Movement

Feb. 20 2018 4:50 PMThe New Lobster and DNA Emojis Are Now Scientifically Accurate. Well Done, Nerds!
Feb. 17 2018 9:03 AMWhy Some Americans Are Cheering Germany for Taking on Facebook’s Policy That You Need to Use Your Real Name
Feb. 16 2018 6:42 PMWhat We Know About How Russia’s Internet Research Agency Meddled in the 2016 Election
Feb. 16 2018 12:59 PMThe U.S. Says It Will Strike Back at Russia for the NotPetya Cyberattack
Feb. 15 2018 2:25 PMOh Great, Now Cryptocurrency Is Disrupting the Search for Aliens
Feb. 14 2018 3:18 PMWe’ve All Cried in Public. This Site Lets Us Map Those Feelings.
Feb. 14 2018 1:42 PMWhy Would a Tech Journalist Be Friends With a Neo-Nazi Troll?Quinn Norton’s friendship with the notorious Weev helped lose her a job at the New York Times. She wasn’t his only unlikely pal.
Feb. 13 2018 12:04 PMThe Robot Dog That Can Open a Door Is Even More Impressive Than It Looks
Feb. 12 2018 12:26 PMOh Great, a Hacking Group Linked to North Korea Is Getting Very Good at Targeting Bitcoin Owners
Feb. 8 2018 4:27 PMReddit, Twitter, and Pornhub Ban “Deepfake” Porn That Swaps in Celebrities’ Faces Without Their Permission
Feb. 8 2018 12:54 PMBerkeley Is Considering Launching Its Own Cryptocurrency as Part of Its Trump Resistance
Feb. 7 2018 9:08 PMHomeland Security Official: “Small Number” of State Election Systems “Successfully Penetrated” in 2016
Feb. 7 2018 2:15 PMGrammarly Fixed a Security Vulnerability, but It Still Can’t Fix Our Writing
Feb. 6 2018 1:50 PMBack From the BrinkWhat history can teach us about our current debate over truth and trust in the public sphere.
Feb. 6 2018 11:50 AMThousands of Users Shared a Child Pornography Video on Facebook Messenger
Feb. 20 2018 12:27 PMRussian Bots Wasted No Time Trying to Confuse People After the Mueller Indictment and the Parkland Shooting
Feb. 16 2018 7:50 PMHow the Internet Companies That Sold Ads to Russian Trolls Can Fix the Problem
Feb. 16 2018 4:12 PMWhat Good Is an Indictment for Online Election Meddling?The U.S. keeps filing indictments for cyberconflicts, even though nothing ever comes from them.
Feb. 15 2018 5:56 PMIn Leaked Docs, European Commission Says Internet Companies Should Self-Regulate on Harmful Speech
Feb. 14 2018 7:32 PMThis Senator Sent Tinder a Valentine’s Letter to Demand It Finally Make Its Network Secure
Feb. 14 2018 2:54 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: What Do We Call a Data Breach That Isn’t a Breach?
Feb. 13 2018 7:31 PMSalon Is Asking Readers to Mine Cryptocurrency if They Don’t Want to See Ads
Feb. 12 2018 12:48 PMThe Real Reasons Why Cybercrimes May Be Vastly UndercountedCrimes that target victims online might be soaring. But law enforcement agencies aren’t keeping up.
Feb. 8 2018 8:20 PMThe Incomplete Vision of John Perry BarlowHe inspired activists to fight for personal liberty on the internet. He left out fighting for justice.
Feb. 8 2018 4:11 PMWho’s Afraid of Online Speech? A Future Tense Event Recap.
Feb. 8 2018 11:29 AMWhen a Breach Is Not a BreachSometimes it’s standard operating procedure in contemporary digital culture.
Feb. 7 2018 6:11 PMThe Market vs. DemocracyThe tools that let companies place targeted ads online also help bad actors like Russia spread disinformation.
Feb. 7 2018 1:17 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Has Your Computer Been Cryptojacked?
Feb. 6 2018 1:47 PMWatch SpaceX’s Test Launch of the Falcon Heavy Rocket
Feb. 5 2018 4:00 PMKing of Kong Villain Billy Mitchell Embroiled in New Donkey Kong Scandal