Future Tense Newsletter: New Future Tense Fiction, Black Panther, and Russian Bots
Embed With the DevilA new legal ruling could cause major headaches for web publishers that embed tweets.
The Smart Home DilemmaNnedi’s Okorafor’s “Mother of Invention” illustrates some of the Internet of Things discussions we need to have.
What Black Panther Could Mean for the Afrofuturism Movement
Russian Bots Wasted No Time Trying to Confuse People After the Mueller Indictment and the Parkland Shooting
How the Internet Companies That Sold Ads to Russian Trolls Can Fix the Problem
What Good Is an Indictment for Online Election Meddling?The U.S. keeps filing indictments for cyberconflicts, even though nothing ever comes from them.
In Leaked Docs, European Commission Says Internet Companies Should Self-Regulate on Harmful Speech
This Senator Sent Tinder a Valentine’s Letter to Demand It Finally Make Its Network Secure
Future Tense Newsletter: What Do We Call a Data Breach That Isn’t a Breach?
Salon Is Asking Readers to Mine Cryptocurrency if They Don’t Want to See Ads
The Real Reasons Why Cybercrimes May Be Vastly UndercountedCrimes that target victims online might be soaring. But law enforcement agencies aren’t keeping up.
The Incomplete Vision of John Perry BarlowHe inspired activists to fight for personal liberty on the internet. He left out fighting for justice.
Who’s Afraid of Online Speech? A Future Tense Event Recap.
When a Breach Is Not a BreachSometimes it’s standard operating procedure in contemporary digital culture.
The FCC’s Net Neutrality Repeal Hits the Books on ThursdayHere’s what that means, and what you can expect next.
Come to a Free Screening of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
“Mother of Invention”A new short story by the author of Marvel’s Black Panther: Long Live The King.
The New Lobster and DNA Emojis Are Now Scientifically Accurate. Well Done, Nerds!
Why Some Americans Are Cheering Germany for Taking on Facebook’s Policy That You Need to Use Your Real Name
What We Know About How Russia’s Internet Research Agency Meddled in the 2016 Election
The U.S. Says It Will Strike Back at Russia for the NotPetya Cyberattack
Oh Great, Now Cryptocurrency Is Disrupting the Search for Aliens
We’ve All Cried in Public. This Site Lets Us Map Those Feelings.
Why Would a Tech Journalist Be Friends With a Neo-Nazi Troll?Quinn Norton’s friendship with the notorious Weev helped lose her a job at the New York Times. She wasn’t his only unlikely pal.
The Robot Dog That Can Open a Door Is Even More Impressive Than It Looks
Oh Great, a Hacking Group Linked to North Korea Is Getting Very Good at Targeting Bitcoin Owners
Reddit, Twitter, and Pornhub Ban “Deepfake” Porn That Swaps in Celebrities’ Faces Without Their Permission
Berkeley Is Considering Launching Its Own Cryptocurrency as Part of Its Trump Resistance
Homeland Security Official: “Small Number” of State Election Systems “Successfully Penetrated” in 2016