Joshua Kopstein

Joshua Kopstein is a cyberculture journalist who studies policy, activism, and the dystopian present.

Future Tense
April 11 2014 4:55 PMCourt Overturns Controversial Hacker's Conviction, but Dodges the Hard Question
Future Tense
March 12 2014 5:22 PMThe NSA’s “Targeted” Surveillance Is Looking Less Targeted All the Time
Future Tense
Dec. 16 2013 5:16 PM60 Minutes' NSA Report: An Awful Lot Like MTV Cribs
Future Tense
March 21 2014 4:43 PMThe Ingenious Ways Turks Are Getting Around the Country's Twitter Ban
Future Tense
Feb. 5 2014 1:50 PMLatest Surveillance Revelations Show U.S., U.K. Government Hypocrisy on Hacking
Future Tense
Sept. 23 2013 6:10 PMHackers Defeat iPhone Fingerprint Reader—but Should You Really Worry?


Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

160 Countries Host Marches to Demand Action on Climate Change


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

Trending News Channel
Sept. 19 2014 1:11 PM Watch Flashes of Lightning Created in a Lab  
  News & Politics
Sept. 20 2014 11:13 AM -30-
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
Brow Beat
Sept. 21 2014 2:00 PM Colin Farrell Will Star in True Detective’s Second Season
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 21 2014 8:00 AM An Astronaut’s Guided Video Tour of Earth
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.