The Paradox of the Self-Driving CarTesla’s amazing autopilot mode is meant to make us safer drivers. What if it does the opposite?
No More Pencils, No More BooksArtificially intelligent software is replacing the textbook—and reshaping American education.
After a 1996 Mass Shooting, Australia Enacted Strict Gun Laws. It Hasn’t Had a Similar Massacre Since.
Google Built a Shiny New Brain to Make All Our Decisions for Us. It’s Called ... TensorFlow?
The Fascinating, Mostly Failed History of “Teaching Machines”And how far we’ve come since the 1920s.
Steve Jobs Doesn’t Understand Steve JobsHe wasn’t just a cold-hearted marketing genius. He was something more eccentric—and troubling.
Jack Is BackTwitter’s new CEO, Jack Dorsey, is self-important, conniving, and has another job. He might be perfect.
The GOP Horse RaceLiterally: an animation of the 2016 Republican presidential primary campaign as a horse race.
Why Did It Take More Than a Year to Charge the Officer Who Shot Laquan McDonald? A former prosecutor, now running to be Cook County state’s attorney, decries Chicago’s crawl to justice.
Tale of the Tape My family wants to screen an old home movie of them being horrible to me at Christmas.
How Does the Head of HR Work? Read what L.V. Anderson asked Kevin Fanning about his experience in human resources departments—from startup companies to more hierarchical environments.
How Much Did the Pentagon Pay Your Favorite Sports Team for Its Patriotism? Find Out With This Chart.