Lily Hay Newman Lily Hay Newman

Lily Hay Newman is a staff writer and the lead blogger for Future Tense.

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Dec. 22 2014 5:19 PMNorth Korea's Internet Is Down and It's Probably Not a Coincidence
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Dec. 21 2014 4:23 PMBaltimore Police Sent a Fax and Teletype to Reach NYPD Ahead of Brooklyn Cop Shooting
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Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.
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Dec. 18 2014 5:30 PMMeet Hector, the Stick Bug Robot
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Dec. 17 2014 4:45 PMWhat We Do and Don't Know About the Sony Pictures Hack
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Dec. 16 2014 2:25 PMMicrosoft: Customers Won’t Trust Us With Their Data if the Government Has Easy Access
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Dec. 15 2014 3:44 PMHackers: We Won’t Release Sony Employees’ Data if They Ask Nicely
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Dec. 12 2014 4:44 PMGoogle Is Moving Its Engineers Out of Russia  
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Dec. 11 2014 4:50 PMIowa Will Let You Use a Mobile App As Your Driver's License
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Dec. 10 2014 7:02 PMThe FAA Won't Release Drone Regulations Until 2017, Which Is Absurd and a Problem
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Dec. 10 2014 10:12 AMEinstein and Curie Dealt With Trolls All the Time
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Dec. 9 2014 1:15 PMAt Least One-Third of Smartphone Owners Don’t Bother Protecting Their Devices From Theft
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Dec. 8 2014 1:05 PMGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel Doesn’t Support Net Neutrality
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Dec. 5 2014 1:25 PMSenator Proposes Bill to Prohibit Government-Mandated Backdoors in Smartphones
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Dec. 4 2014 1:09 PMGoogle Is Working on Kid-Friendly Products
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Dec. 22 2014 2:32 PMSeattle Police Held a Hackathon to Figure Out How to Redact Body Cam Video Streams
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Dec. 19 2014 7:20 PMGoogle and MPAA Clash Over Movie Piracy. Google Swiftly Files Suit.
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Dec. 19 2014 3:25 PMThe Global Cell Network Is Wildly Insecure. Anyone Could Be Listening To Your Calls.
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Dec. 18 2014 2:41 PMThe International Domain Registry  Has Been Hacked. Can We All Just Go Home Now?
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Dec. 16 2014 6:48 PMDrone Footage Shows Just How Much Damage Greenpeace Did to Peru’s Nazca Site
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Dec. 15 2014 6:44 PMRich L.A. Residents Appalled That GPS Apps Send Traffic Into Their Neighborhoods
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Dec. 12 2014 7:04 PMBill Nye Can Explain Evolution In Under Two Minutes. With Emojis.
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Dec. 12 2014 10:58 AMLondon Airspace Closed After Power Outage Leads to Computer Failure
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Dec. 11 2014 1:19 PMReport: Sony Pictures Is Using Its Own Cyber-Attacks to Keep Leaked Files From Spreading
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Dec. 10 2014 5:12 PMHow to Get Rid of All Your Terrible Passwords at Once
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Dec. 9 2014 5:45 PMAmazon Says It Will Take Its Drone Research Overseas if FAA Regulations Are Too Strict
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Dec. 8 2014 7:25 PMMaggie Simpson and Edna Krabappel Are Publishing Scientific Papers Now
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Dec. 5 2014 6:05 PMDuring the Romney Campaign, 22 People Had to Approve Tweets Before They Went Out
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Dec. 4 2014 6:22 PMMaybe North Korea Didn’t Hack Sony Pictures
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Dec. 3 2014 6:09 PMAmid FBI Investigation, L.A. School District Suspends iPad Contract

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