The Big Tech Companies’ Congressional Hearing Got Interesting When They Were Asked About Other Countries Abusing Their Platforms
Mueller’s Latest Indictment Suggests Russia’s Infiltration of U.S. Election Systems Could Get WorseWith the 2018 midterms looming, we need to prepare for an even more damaging attack.
Brett Kavanaugh Has Some Alarmingly Outdated Views on PrivacyThe future Supreme Court will likely face questions about police drones, facial recognition software, and big data. But Trump’s nominee is still stuck in the age of beepers.
DNA Testing on Separated Migrant Families Needs Robust Privacy SafeguardsGenetic data may help reunify families fast. But without limitations, there’s serious potential for misuse.
Should This Thing Be Smart? Mirror Edition.Mirror mirror on the wall, are you really worth $1,199 after all?
The Salesforce of Sun SalutationsHow Mindbody came to dominate the lucrative business of booking your yoga and pilates classes.
Millions of Verizon Customers’ Information Was Exposed Because of a Third Party It Hired to Analyze the Data (Update: Actually, This Happened Last Year)
With its New Line-up of Funded News Shows, Facebook Sure Does Look Like a Media CompanyAnd it’s going to have a tougher time explaining why traditional media regulations shouldn’t apply to them.
What the Latest Mueller Indictment Reveals About Guccifer 2.0, the “Lone Hacker” Who Was Really a Group of Russian Agents
Why Kids May Be the Key to Communicating With Alien LifeIn a hypothetical first contact situation, toddlers may be our best hope.
Thirty Years WarmerIn 1988, James Hansen warned the nation about climate change. Decades later, is American public opinion finally catching up?
Inspiring Mexicans to “Imagine Amazing Things.” In Space.One man’s odyssey to launch his own satellite, and inspire his fellow citizens to do the same.
A Quiz App Exposed 120 Million People’s Facebook Data—and Cambridge Analytica Had Nothing to Do With It