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Black Robes and Crystal Balls

Supreme Court justices like to predict the future. They aren’t very good at it.

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Sept. 18 2017 4:54 PMDo Not Follow the Romantic Advice of This Adorable Samsung AdThe device will not explode. Your head might.
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Sept. 18 2017 9:00 AMWhen Is That Breakthrough Technology Coming?It’s always “five to 10 years away.”
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Sept. 15 2017 2:52 PMFuture Tense Event: Franklin Foer to Discuss World Without Mind With Jacob Weisberg
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Sept. 15 2017 2:14 PMWe Need a Law Requiring Faster Disclosure of Data Breaches—Now
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Sept. 15 2017 10:10 AMIf You Want to Run a Group Chat in China, Be Ready to Censor Your Friends
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Sept. 14 2017 6:33 PMFacebook Let Advertisers Target “Jew-Haters.” It Doesn’t End There.
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Sept. 14 2017 1:56 PMWhy You Should Be Suspicious of That Study Claiming A.I. Can Detect a Person’s Sexual Orientation
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Sept. 14 2017 9:01 AMWe Are the FutureThere’s one critical, not-so-easy way to persuade people to fight climate change.
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Sept. 13 2017 2:05 PMFuture Tense Newsletter: Is Science Fiction Predicting the Future?
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Sept. 12 2017 7:27 PMYou’ll Love Unlocking Your iPhone X With Your Face. So Will Police Trying to Access It.
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Sept. 12 2017 5:58 PMThe iPhone X Is a Lava LampThis is its grooviest use case.
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Sept. 12 2017 4:08 PMWhat You’ll Get in Apple’s New iPhonesIncluding the one that costs $1,000.
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Sept. 12 2017 12:56 PMApple’s Devices Are Increasingly Trapping Us in Our Own Personal Clouds
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Sept. 12 2017 5:55 AMMargaret Atwood, Prophet?An interview with the author of The Handmaid’s Tale and the MaddAddam trilogy.
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Sept. 11 2017 9:00 AMWhy Science-Fiction Writers Couldn’t Imagine the InternetGame-changing real-world discoveries defy prediction.
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Sept. 18 2017 1:48 PMThe Supreme Court Didn’t See E-Commerce ComingBut it now has a chance to fix a mistake that costs states billions in sales taxes.
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Sept. 18 2017 7:15 AMThe Race to Build a Computer Powerful Enough to Predict the FutureIt will take a machine 1 trillion times faster than your laptop.
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Sept. 15 2017 2:27 PMAll Aboard the Bullet Train to the FutureHow the Chinese could stop worrying and learn to love the uncertain tomorrow.
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Sept. 15 2017 11:16 AMThe Future of FashionAs seen in a century of movies.
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Sept. 15 2017 7:55 AMWhat the Heck Is Threatcasting?To imagine the future, we also need to think about potential dangers.
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Sept. 14 2017 2:26 PMJennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry Guide Us Through Windows 95The charming tutorial shows tech companies used to fear us.
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Sept. 14 2017 10:48 AMNintendo Unleashes Mario’s Nipples in a New Game, and They Are Super
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Sept. 13 2017 2:39 PMThe Trump Administration Is Barely Regulating Self-Driving Cars. What Could Go Wrong?
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Sept. 13 2017 5:55 AMISIS’s End-of-the-World ProblemThe terrorist organization’s apocalyptic prophecies aren’t coming true.
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Sept. 12 2017 6:44 PMForget the $1,000 iPhoneThe new Apple Watch just might be the future after all.
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Sept. 12 2017 4:45 PMThe New iPhone’s Most Adorable Feature Is Also Its Most Troubling
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Sept. 12 2017 2:30 PMThe Most Important Thing We Can Do to Prepare for Weather ExtremesPolitics aside, it’s time to get serious about adaptation.
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Sept. 12 2017 7:15 AMHow Bad Is the Equifax Hack?It will take us a long time to figure that out.
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Sept. 11 2017 9:00 PMWhy You’ll Buy Apple’s $1,000 New iPhoneBecause Apple knows some consumers will pay anything—and others just need a little nudge.
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Sept. 10 2017 8:03 PMTesla Gave Drivers Extra Range to Flee Irma. Not Everyone’s Grateful.

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