Mia Armstrong
Mia Armstrong

Mia Armstrong is an intern with Future Tense.

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Dec. 7 2018 8:00 AMWorkers With Criminal Records Struggle to Find a Place in the Gig EconomyCompanies like Uber and Lyft promise they’re creating opportunities for people shut out of traditional employment, but their opaque background check policies present a barrier for some.
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Dec. 3 2018 6:03 PMThe Color of Victoria’s Secret’s Failure Is PinkIts college-age brand was the company’s last hope. Now, it spells trouble.
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Nov. 12 2018 7:30 AMCan We Make Electric Scooters Work on College Campuses?Students want scooters. They also want to be safe.
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Nov. 6 2018 8:27 PMVoters File Emergency Lawsuit Seeking to Prevent Brian Kemp From Overseeing Georgia Election
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Oct. 23 2018 3:20 PM“Information Is Our Biggest Weapon”What we have (and haven’t) learned in 100 years of fighting outbreaks.
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Sept. 17 2018 5:15 PMR.I.P. @SwedenThe highs and lows of an experiment in democratic social media curation.
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Aug. 29 2018 3:07 PMWho’s to Blame for Voting Problems in Arizona’s Primaries?Bureaucracy, probably.
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Aug. 22 2018 3:31 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Facebook Cleans House
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Aug. 1 2018 11:49 AMFuture Tense Newsletter: Here’s What’s Happening With 3D-Printed Guns
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July 19 2018 10:28 AMDigital Sales Are Transforming Business Within PrisonsPrivate companies are selling music, messaging, video visits, and more to inmates and their families—but researchers worry about a lack of regulation.
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July 11 2018 4:48 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: A Rocky Legal Future for an Open Internet
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June 26 2018 8:30 AMHow Prisons Can Use Tech to Slow Their Ever-Revolving DoorsTech can increase skills, connections, and self-confidence—the very things needed for successful re-entry.
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June 6 2018 4:56 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Why Is the Military Still Using Windows XP?
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Dec. 5 2018 1:39 PMIs This What Prison Mail Looks Like Now?People incarcerated in Pennsylvania are receiving unrecognizable pictures and missing pages. It could spread elsewhere.
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Nov. 15 2018 11:07 AMVenezuela Shows Us How China Is Starting to Export Its Authoritarian Surveillance TechA new report detailing how ZTE is helping Venezuela build high-tech tools to monitor its citizens should serve as a warning.
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Nov. 7 2018 1:24 AMLooks Like Our Voting Machines Can’t Handle a Little HumidityWe should really get better at this whole election infrastructure thing.
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Oct. 31 2018 3:47 PMElectric Scooters Are “Smoldering,” and Not in a Good WayThey join a long line of consumer products with problems related to battery fires.
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Sept. 19 2018 6:58 PMReturn to Sender: No More Mailing Books to Inmates in PennsylvaniaCorrections officials announced a shift to e-books as a way to fight contraband.
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Aug. 29 2018 4:45 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Read a New Short Story by Deji Bryce Olukotun
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Aug. 22 2018 6:10 PMTinder for College Students Is a Fantastic Idea
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Aug. 2 2018 9:02 AMMexico’s Chapter in the Saga of Election DisinformationMuch of the fake news that infiltrated Mexico’s recent presidential election wasn’t imported.
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July 25 2018 2:11 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Read a New Future Tense Fiction Story From Maureen McHugh
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July 18 2018 3:45 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Prepare for Russia’s Infiltration of U.S. Elections to Get Worse
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June 27 2018 3:48 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Read a New Future Tense Fiction Story From Carmen Maria Machado
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June 20 2018 3:54 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Google Home is Leaking
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May 30 2018 4:02 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Amazon Isn’t Just Tracking What’s in Your Shopping Cart