Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Pulse?Some in Congress and the private sector want to spend a lot of time—and money—preparing for the threat of electro magnetic pulse weapons. But is that the right priority?
FBI Investigates 11 Optic Cable Cut Incidents Around San Francisco
Revisionist HistoryWhat Agent Orange and thalidomide tell us about anti-vaxxers.
Smart Car On Rails Offers Glimpse of Autonomous Future
The Metadata Doesn’t LieIs that why local governments are withholding it?
Today’s Leap Second (Probably) Won’t Break the Internet
Why I Walked Out of Facial Recognition NegotiationsIndustry lobbying is shutting down Washington’s ability to protect consumer privacy.
Bad News: Supreme Court Blocked Power Plant Rules. Good News: The Era of Coal Is Over.
FCC Commissioner Says Internet Access Is “Not a Necessity”
Want a Same-Sex Marriage? Make Sure Your County’s Software Is Up to Date.
The Internet’s Dad Emailed 97,931 People to Let Them Know Their Passwords Were Compromised
Chinese Router Maker Implies That Wi-Fi Can Hurt Fetuses, Sparks Absurd Debate
Don’t Blame the VictimOPM was negligent. But it’s the perpetrators who should be held responsible for the data breach.
Chevy Issues Press Release Written Entirely in Emojis, Tries Way Too Hard
Netizen Report: U.K. Spied on Human Rights Organizations in Egypt, South Africa
The Heat Is OnClimate change will make deadly heat waves like Pakistan’s and Europe’s worse than ever.
Netizen Report: Scholars in Colombia, Kazakhstan Face Legal Woes for Sharing Research
You Absolutely Should Not Donate to the Greece-Bailout Crowdfunding Campaign
The Odd Ways We Twist Our Speech to Make Computers Understand Us
When Can You Take Down Your Rainbow Profile Picture Without Being a Jerk?
Google Scrambles After Software IDs Photo of Two Black People as “Gorillas”
Maybe Don’t Shoot Down Your Neighbor’s Drone When It’s Not Even Over Your Property
What Does It All Mean? Google’s New Philosophical Chatbot Can Take a Stab.
Can an Online Teaching Tool Solve One of Higher Education’s Biggest Headaches?
After Nixing Every Title With a Confederate Flag, Apple Will Restore Some Games
Website Owners Deserve the Right to Stay Anonymous
The Navy Is Paying $9 Million to Keep Using Windows XP
Researchers Sharing Data Was Supposed to Change Science Forever. Did It?
Report: 18 Million People May Be Affected by OPM Hack
This System Lets You See in Front of That Enormous Semi on the Highway