Lily Hay Newman Lily Hay Newman

Lily Hay Newman is lead blogger for Future Tense.

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Oct. 17 2014 6:05 PMThere Is No Better Use For Drones Than Star Wars Re-Enactments
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Oct. 16 2014 6:53 PMAbout 80 Percent of South Koreans Have Had Their Citizen IDs Stolen
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Oct. 16 2014 10:53 AMDon’t Let the Name POODLE Fool You. This Security Vulnerability Is Bad News.
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Oct. 15 2014 1:21 PMWhen Netflix Pays ISPs for Faster Access, Its Service Gets ... Faster
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Oct. 14 2014 1:31 PMNew Lithium-Ion Batteries Could Charge an Electric Car in 15 Minutes
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Oct. 13 2014 4:58 PMFrench Twitter Users Will Be Able to Send Money in Tweets
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Oct. 10 2014 6:45 PMThis Disturbing Snapchat Leak Should Warn You to Think Before You Snap
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Oct. 10 2014 3:56 PMA Spanish Comedy Club Is Using Facial Recognition Technology to Charge Per Laugh
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Oct. 9 2014 6:07 PMMicrosoft CEO Goes to Women in Tech Event, Says Women Shouldn’t Ask for Raises
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Oct. 8 2014 6:02 PMSoon You'll Be Able to Apply for Estonian E-Residency, Whatever That Is
Technology
Oct. 8 2014 11:33 AMThe Six Worst Things About Working at a Tech StartupThe long hours. The pressure to conform. The chemical burns.
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Oct. 7 2014 4:53 PMAnother Good Reason Not to Let Cops Look at Your Phone Without a Warrant
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Oct. 6 2014 6:09 PMThe More You Pay Your Employees, the Less Likely They Are to Sabotage Your Computer Systems
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Oct. 4 2014 1:25 PMFirst U.S. Ebola Diagnosis Reveals Flaws in Electronic Records System
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Oct. 3 2014 11:04 AMCops Have Been Unwittingly Giving Dangerous Spyware to Parents for Years
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Oct. 17 2014 1:59 PMMasterCard Is Making a Credit Card With an Embedded Fingerprint Reader
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Oct. 16 2014 3:21 PMReport: Anonymity App Whisper Tracks Users Without Their Consent
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Oct. 15 2014 6:23 PMDog in Ebola Quarantine Isn’t Adorable Dog in Bath Photo, Remains Cute Nonetheless
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Oct. 14 2014 5:33 PMSome Banks Collect Voiceprints During Service Calls to Identify You
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Oct. 13 2014 7:03 PMThe Prime Minister of Finland Blames Apple for the Country’s Economic Woes
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Oct. 13 2014 1:16 PMYour First Browser, Netscape Navigator, Turns 20. Here’s What People Said About It in 1994.
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Oct. 10 2014 5:06 PMWatch This Hawk Smack a Drone Down
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Oct. 10 2014 12:58 PMYum: This Lab-Grown Meat Cookbook Includes Recipes for Dodo Nuggets
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Oct. 9 2014 2:31 PMTeens Really Seem to Be Using Facebook Less This Time. Definitely. Maybe.
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Oct. 8 2014 12:38 PMGoogle Put a Street View Camera on a Camel to Map a Desert
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Oct. 7 2014 8:04 PMTwitter Is Suing the U.S. Government to Be Able to Disclose Surveillance Request Numbers
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Oct. 7 2014 11:09 AMOne of the Physics Nobel Prize Winners Sold His Patent for the Discovery for $180
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Oct. 6 2014 1:27 PMHP Autonomy Has Been Quietly Making Moves, Getting Creepier
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Oct. 3 2014 5:59 PMDubai Police Will Wear Google Glass With Facial Recognition Software to ID Crooks
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Oct. 2 2014 6:07 PMUsing Tweets to Predict Which States Are Overweight

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The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 20 2014 1:50 PM Why We Shouldn’t be Too Sure About the Supposed Deal to Return the Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirls
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 20 2014 2:16 PM Even When They Go to College, The Poor Sometimes Stay Poor
  Life
Outward
Oct. 20 2014 2:19 PM A Procedural Rule Could Keep Gay Marriage From Ever Reaching SCOTUS Again
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 1:10 PM Women Are Still Losing Jobs for Getting Pregnant
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 20 2014 7:15 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 20 2014 1:26 PM This $248 Denim Jumpsuit Is the Latest Example of a Horrible Fashion Tradition
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 20 2014 1:51 PM Will Amazon Lead Us to the Golden Age of Books? A Future Tense Event.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Oct. 20 2014 11:46 AM Is Anybody Watching My Do-Gooding? The difference between being a hero and being an altruist.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 10:23 AM Where I Was Wrong About the Royals I underestimated the value of building a team that’s just barely better than mediocre.