Future Tense

This Week’s East Coast Blizzard Could Be the Biggest on Record

Jan. 23 2015 5:52 PMState Department Wants Frozen PSAs About Climate Change
Jan. 23 2015 4:06 PMPeople Who Are Great With Reading Social Cues Are Also Great With the Internet
Jan. 23 2015 2:01 PMHere’s How We’re Going to Solve the Global Chocolate Shortage
Jan. 23 2015 10:00 AMA Haunting Timelapse Video Shows Arctic Sea Ice Slowly Slip Away
Jan. 22 2015 6:46 PMThis Vampire Bat Robot Can Both Walk and Fly
Jan. 22 2015 4:38 PM“Bomb” Nor’easter Will Bring Weekend Snow Chances—Finally!—to East Coast
Jan. 22 2015 12:31 PMInternet Explorer Needs to Be Summarily Destroyed
Jan. 22 2015 10:21 AMAmerica’s 14th-Century Drone Policies
Jan. 21 2015 4:13 PMWith Google Glass’ Future Uncertain, Microsoft Debuts Holographic Glasses
Jan. 21 2015 6:35 AMThink FastThe trickiest part of Obama’s nationwide broadband initiative.
Jan. 20 2015 9:52 PMObama Is Ruining Republicans’ Favorite Line on Climate Change
Jan. 20 2015 5:12 PMGoogle and Fidelity Invest $1 Billion in SpaceX to Jumpstart Satellite Development
Jan. 20 2015 12:59 PM2014 Wasn’t the Hottest Year Ever On Land. That’s Terrifying.
Jan. 20 2015 9:04 AMThe A.I. Wars?Why artificial intelligence may not revolutionize security and geopolitics—yet.
Jan. 19 2015 10:30 AMCryptocurrency on TrialThe government thought that the mastermind behind Silk Road was the CEO of a popular bitcoin exchange.
Jan. 23 2015 4:12 PMBad, Bad Barrett Brown The sentencing of someone who couldn’t hack his way out of a paper bag is the latest sign that we’re in the middle of a nerd scare. 
Jan. 23 2015 2:08 PMNetflix Says Piracy Is Still Its Biggest Competitor
Jan. 23 2015 12:59 PMHundreds of Private Jets Delivered People to Davos. Also, It’s Climate Change Day at Davos.
Jan. 23 2015 9:36 AMThe Eureka MythHow misunderstandings about creativity sustain a flawed copyright system.
Jan. 22 2015 6:35 PMWe Haven’t Been This Close to the Apocalypse Since 1984, Scientists Say
Jan. 22 2015 2:19 PMStep Aside, States?The federal government is considering data breach legislation that would pre-empt state laws on the books. Congress should proceed with caution.
Jan. 22 2015 10:41 AMNetizen Report: Venezuelans Question Disappearing Internet Service
Jan. 21 2015 6:33 PMSenate Votes 98-1 That Climate Change Is Real but Splits on That Pesky Cause
Jan. 21 2015 1:48 PMHealthcare.gov Tells Third Parties Whether You Smoke
Jan. 20 2015 11:21 PMIn State of the Union, Obama Promotes Cybersecurity Measures “Especially” to Protect Kids
Jan. 20 2015 7:20 PMFrom the International Space Station, Seoul and Pyongyang Look Pretty Different
Jan. 20 2015 3:20 PMFacebook Is Cracking Down on Viral Hoaxes. No, Really, It's True.
Jan. 20 2015 11:26 AMHow Will Human Ingenuity Handle a Warming Planet? A Future Tense Event Recap.
Jan. 19 2015 1:00 PMIs This Summer’s Leap Second the Next Y2K or What?
Jan. 19 2015 9:30 AMObama Is Annoyed the Government Can't Spy on Your iMessages and Snapchats