Facebook Was Letting Down Users Years Before Cambridge Analytica
And not even a prescient crackdown by federal regulators stopped it.
One Tragic Death Doesn’t Make Self-Driving Cars More Dangerous Than Human DriversEspecially teenage boys.
Are You Still You if Your Brain Is Uploaded?Certain death isn’t the only problem with that company promising a form of digital immortality.
How Will Pop Music Adapt to Autonomous Cars?After decades of driving in hit songs, American lyricists will have to get used to the passenger seat.
Why Internet Advocates Are Against the Anti–Sex Trafficking BillIt’s well-intentioned—but it won’t fix the problem, and will hurt the internet.
Smart Speakers Will Soon Talk to Police. That’s Not As Bad As It Sounds.You don’t need to worry about Alexa’s latest partnership. At least not yet.
Why Is the U.S. Government Really Afraid Of a Qualcomm-Broadcom Merger?The “national security” reason doesn’t make much sense.
Who Is to Blame for the Cambridge Analytica-Facebook Scandal?There’s lots of places to point the finger.
One Way Facebook Can Stop the Next Cambridge AnalyticaGive researchers more access to data, not less.
What We’ve Really Learned From the Twin AstronautsScott Kelly’s DNA did change during his year in space—but not in the way you think.
When Disaster Is Always LoomingHow people in Nepal live with the threat of a dangerous glacial lake outburst flood caused by climate change.
Sanctuary Cities Are Handing ICE a MapBy capturing and sharing their residents’ license-plate data, they may be unwittingly helping Trump’s deportation force.