Future Tense
Future Tense

Is This Thing On?

The fierce debate over whether we should try to contact extraterrestrial life or wait for aliens to contact us.

March 27 2015 6:22 PMFCC Finally Releases (Heavily Redacted) Manual for Controversial Surveillance Device
March 26 2015 6:50 PMInstapaper Joins the Slow Creep of Speed Reading
March 26 2015 12:43 PMGiant Leap: The Race to Mars and Back—a Future Tense Event
March 26 2015 11:30 AMCongressional Republicans Are Risking the Internet Economy
March 25 2015 2:27 PMReddit Users Should Be Very Worried About Changes to the Site 
March 25 2015 9:40 AMNo ExitJacob Silverman’s Terms of Service and the Opt-In Culture of Social Media.
March 24 2015 4:40 PMEvery Police Department Needs to Have a Wikipedia Policy
March 24 2015 1:10 PMIs a Little Technical Knowledge a Dangerous Thing?Why the Tsarnaev juror questionnaire screened for computer scientists.
March 24 2015 10:00 AMThe Heart of the MatterI can’t access the data generated by my implanted defibrillator. That’s absurd.
March 23 2015 4:02 PMThe Day After Tomorrow Might Kinda, Sorta Come True
March 23 2015 1:15 PMWhat Einstein Had to Say About the Female Math Genius in Today’s Google Doodle
March 23 2015 10:03 AMThe Final Frontier of Net NeutralityThe space Internet.
March 21 2015 9:00 AMTesla Could Soon Roll Out Self-Driving Cars. Whether They're Legal Is Another Story.
March 20 2015 5:40 PMCalifornia’s Next Megadrought Has Already Begun
March 20 2015 11:26 AMYes, Google Manipulated Its Search Results. It’s Probably Allowed To.
March 27 2015 2:03 PMApple Watch Could Make You a Walking Weather Station
March 26 2015 2:12 PMThe HTML Tags the New York Times, CNN Use During Tragedies
March 26 2015 12:32 PMFlying SoloHaving one pilot in the cockpit might be scarier than having none.
March 25 2015 3:46 PMNetizen Report: Are France’s Human Rights Commitments Crumbling Post-Charlie?
March 25 2015 12:50 PMGrandma Got HackedThe very old will be the guinea pigs of the Internet of Things.
March 24 2015 6:53 PMUgh, This Awesome Augmented Reality Video Is Probably Fake
March 24 2015 3:04 PMYour Right to Take Your Phone Number to a New Carrier Is in Jeopardy
March 24 2015 12:50 PMLifeguard Drones Deliver Help to Drowning Victims in 30 Seconds
March 23 2015 6:39 PMLots of Weird Internet Moments on Day One of Ted Cruz’s Presidential Campaign
March 23 2015 2:17 PMWhy Microsoft Keeps Naming Products After Its Video Game Characters
March 23 2015 1:13 PMCongress Wants to Eliminate Protections for Some of Your Most Sensitive Records
March 21 2015 12:59 PMEating My Way Through the Solar Eclipse
March 20 2015 6:48 PMSpace May Not Be Very Accessible, But SpaceX's Photos Will Be
March 20 2015 4:48 PMIs the Internet’s Favorite Piracy Site Too Big for Its Own Good?
March 20 2015 11:09 AMSecret FTC Report Says Google Promoted Its Services Above Others in Search Results