Future Tense

EU’s Next Digital Commissioner Thinks Keeping Nude Celeb Photos in the Cloud Is “Stupid”

Oct. 1 2014 4:46 PMEbola Is No Measles. That’s a Good Thing.Comparing this virus to scourges of the past gives us hope that we can slow it down.
Oct. 1 2014 4:26 PMHow to Measure the Value of Your Personal Data in Cookies: A Slate Guide
Oct. 1 2014 2:26 PMThe Apple GraveyardLeave a flower for a dead Apple product.
Oct. 1 2014 11:48 AMWatch a Crowd Go Wild When Steve Jobs Moves a Laptop in This 1999 Demonstration of WiFi
Oct. 1 2014 11:37 AMMindsweeperHow to use the data generated by educational technology to improve schools.
Sept. 30 2014 7:00 PMThere’s Going to Be a Live-Action Tetris Movie for Some Reason
Sept. 30 2014 5:47 PMCalifornia Governor Vetoes Bill Requiring Warrant for Police Surveillance Drones
Sept. 30 2014 2:38 PMScientists Use Electrical Impulses to Help Paralyzed Rats Walk Again
Sept. 30 2014 7:36 AMAlmost HumaneWhat sci-fi can teach us about our treatment of prisoners of war.
Sept. 29 2014 6:17 PMThe CIA Still Redacts How Much It Paid for PCs in 1987
Sept. 29 2014 4:29 PMBarry Bonds Finally Admits to Glassing
Sept. 29 2014 1:16 PMTweeting While Watching TV Linked to Fewer Brain Cells
Sept. 29 2014 10:29 AMFlip Through the Skymall of the Near Future
Sept. 26 2014 3:50 PMAustralia on the Verge of Permitting Alarmingly Broad Internet Surveillance 
Sept. 26 2014 1:07 PMTrendy Social Network Ello Doesn’t Seem That Great, but I’ll Use It if Everyone Else Does
Oct. 1 2014 4:44 PMLaw Enforcement Has Declared War on Encryption It Can’t Break
Oct. 1 2014 3:01 PMNetizen Report: Hong Kong Protests Trigger Surveillance and Social Media Censorship
Oct. 1 2014 1:25 PMJapanese Cheerleader Robots Balance and Roll Around on Balls
Oct. 1 2014 11:41 AMStudy: Narcissists Watch More Porn Online
Oct. 1 2014 10:27 AM3,000 French Scientists Are Marching to Demand More Research Funding
Sept. 30 2014 6:43 PMWindows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Is Skipping Straight to Windows 10
Sept. 30 2014 4:59 PMChina’s Not the Problem With Carbon Emissions. We Are.
Sept. 30 2014 11:55 AMThe Justice Department Is Cracking Down on Sales of Spyware Used in Stalking
Sept. 29 2014 11:56 PMInnovation Starvation, the Next GenerationHumankind has lots of great ideas for the future. We need people to carry them out.
Sept. 29 2014 4:55 PMYour Facebook Data Is About to Start Following You Everywhere You Go
Sept. 29 2014 1:20 PMNorth Korea Issues Cellphone Etiquette Guide
Sept. 29 2014 12:23 PMAntarctic Ice Melt Causes Small Shift in Gravity
Sept. 29 2014 9:00 AMDon’t Diss DystopiasSci-fi’s warning tales are as important as its optimistic stories.
Sept. 26 2014 2:45 PMA Significant Part of the Aral Sea Is Now “Completely Dried”
Sept. 25 2014 6:29 PMLenders Can Remotely Disable Cars if People Don’t Pay Their Loan Bills