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Future Tense Newsletter: Go Big or Go Nano

Sept. 28 2016 7:00 AMArchiving the Civil War’s Text MessagesA massive crowdsourcing project is digitizing thousands of coded Union telegrams.
Sept. 27 2016 1:53 PMWhy I’m Suffering From Nanotechnology FatigueThe field is important—but the hype is exhausting.
Sept. 27 2016 11:15 AMThe Hacking Law That Can’t Hack ItThe five cases that show how the frustrating and confusing 30-year-old Computer Fraud and Abuse Act is.
Sept. 26 2016 12:16 PMIs $3 Billion Enough to End Disease?Probably not, but Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s new initiative is still worth it.
Sept. 26 2016 9:45 AMShooting Down Drones Isn’t Funny or BraveIt’s dangerous and stupid.
Sept. 23 2016 11:45 AMBring on the Ballot Selfies!Why snapping a photo in the voting booth is good for democracy.
Sept. 22 2016 4:06 PMDo You Have a Yahoo Account? It Probably Got Hacked.
Sept. 22 2016 10:30 AMWhat Is a Nanomaterial?There’s no good definition—which makes it difficult to regulate.
Sept. 21 2016 12:41 PMJoin Dahlia Lithwick, Jamelle Bouie, and Others for a Discussion About Creating a Better Election System
Sept. 20 2016 10:00 AMFusing Age-Old Artistic Tradition With Cutting-Edge TechnologyA Q-and-A with Kate Nichols, artist in residence at a nanoscience laboratory.
Sept. 19 2016 3:03 PMMillions of New Yorkers Got an Alert on Their Phones This Morning. Did It Make Them Safer?
Sept. 16 2016 4:49 PMRussia Cracks Down On Porn Sites, Trolls Those Who Complain
Sept. 16 2016 11:49 AMIt Turns Out That Watching the NFL on Twitter Is a Lot Like Watching It on TV
Sept. 15 2016 4:52 PMHacking Mr. Robot, Week 10What to expect from the Season 2 finale.
Sept. 15 2016 3:33 PMWhat’s the Best Way to Cover Your Webcam?
Sept. 27 2016 5:59 PMElon Musk Outlines His Crazy, Very Real Plan to Colonize Mars
Sept. 27 2016 12:00 PMDonald Trump Knows Terrifyingly Little About Computers
Sept. 27 2016 7:00 AMThe Limits of RedirectionThe problem with this Google plan to divert would-be jihadis searching for ISIS information online.
Sept. 26 2016 11:38 AMHow Do We Prevent Parents From Posting Embarrassing Pictures?Courts aren’t the answer.
Sept. 23 2016 4:57 PMNetizen Report: Internet Shutdowns Are Ever-Present in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula
Sept. 22 2016 6:02 PMHacking Mr. Robot, Week 11Recapping the Season 2 finale with the experts from Tanium, a cybersecurity startup and technical consultant to the show.
Sept. 22 2016 12:00 PMDown With the Frequent-Flyer IconHow health technology can reinforce biases against the mentally ill.
Sept. 21 2016 7:41 PMGoogles New Messaging App Is “Smart.” But Should You Use It?
Sept. 21 2016 12:14 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Small Particles and Big Plays
Sept. 19 2016 3:31 PMApple Has Officially Ruined the Fun of Emoji
Sept. 19 2016 2:55 PMSearch Engines Promise to Ban Ads for Sex Determination Services in India
Sept. 16 2016 4:36 PMThe Crazy-Ambitious, Maybe-Impossible Plan to Install Free Wi-Fi Across the European Union
Sept. 15 2016 5:41 PMGoogle Street View Respects Cow’s Privacy, Blurs Its Face
Sept. 15 2016 3:46 PMNetizen Report: In Cuba, Text Messages With Controversial Content Are Disappearing
Sept. 15 2016 2:03 PMHappy 30th Birthday to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act—Perhaps the Worst Law in Technology

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