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The New Wisconsin Foxconn Plant Will Probably Be Staffed By Robots—if It Ever Gets Built

July 27 2017 10:49 AMMark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk Are Both Wrong About A.I.Artificial intelligence is dangerous because it will leave millions unemployed.
July 26 2017 3:02 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Why the State Department Needs a Cyber Office
July 25 2017 5:23 PMWhy Hope Is Dangerous When It Comes to Climate ChangeGlobal warming discussions need apocalyptic thinking.
July 25 2017 8:59 AMWhatever You Do, Do Not Take Your Eye Off Trump’s War on Science
July 24 2017 7:45 AMiPhone Gamers, Brace Yourselves for the App-ocalypseApple’s coming iOS will kill off some beloved games.
July 21 2017 11:16 AMGoogle’s New News Feed Is Scary-Good at PersonalizationSo why does it feel so impersonal?
July 21 2017 7:41 AMThe Fake-Image Arms RaceHow we can use technology to tell real photos from computer-generated ones.
July 20 2017 5:52 PMCongress Is Considering Letting 100,000 Self-Driving Cars Hit the Road
July 20 2017 1:29 PMTwo of the Six Missing Members of Burundi’s Robotics Team Spotted Crossing Into Canada
July 20 2017 8:47 AMThis Ride-Sharing App Now Offers Matchmaking, Too
July 19 2017 3:38 PMHow Trump’s Travel Ban Hobbled a Libyan High School Robotics TeamThe Afghan girls weren’t the only team to struggle to get to the U.S.
July 19 2017 2:28 PMTillerson Is Reportedly Considering Shuttering State’s Cyber Office. That’s a Horrid Idea.
July 19 2017 12:56 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Robots Aren’t Poets, but They Don’t Know It
July 18 2017 2:27 PMU.K. Implements a Requirement for Age Verification on Porn Sites
July 18 2017 1:22 PMA Robot Security Guard Rolled Its Way Into a Fountain
July 26 2017 3:38 PMTrump’s FCC Chairman Is Misleading Congress About Net Neutrality
July 26 2017 9:00 AMWhy Young Men Might Be Playing Video Games Instead of Going to WorkIt’s not just that games are more fun.
July 25 2017 12:19 PMDon’t Blame Online Anonymity for Dark Web Drug Deals
July 24 2017 1:13 PMAn Obituary for Microsoft Paint
July 21 2017 3:34 PMYouTube Starts Redirecting People who Search for Certain Keywords to Anti-Terrorist Videos
July 21 2017 11:01 AMTwitter Claims Its Changes Have Led to "Significantly Less Abuse." But Will They Be Enough?
July 20 2017 6:02 PMAuthorities in China and Indonesia Threaten to Ban Messaging Apps
July 20 2017 3:11 PMU.S. Customs and Border Protection Says It Doesn’t Look at the Cloud When Searching Digital Devices
July 20 2017 9:01 AMThe Renaissance of the Humble Radio DramaThe medium offers unique opportunities for minority voices and independent creators.
July 19 2017 4:06 PMA Man's Pacemaker Data Will Be Used Against Him in Court
July 19 2017 3:06 PMThe FBI Is Warning Parents About the Risks of Internet-Connected Toys Spying on Kids
July 19 2017 2:17 PMRepublican Congressman Asks the Important Question: Were There Ancient Civilizations on Mars?
July 18 2017 4:03 PMMathematician Maryam Mirzakhani Has Died, Will Continue to Inspire Women of Color in STEM
July 18 2017 1:38 PMAs American Tech Firms Move to India, Many Choose to Self-Censor
July 18 2017 12:54 PMWhat the Research Really Suggests About That Facebook Chatbot Therapist

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