Analyzing people’s social connections may lead to a new way of discriminating against them.
… and Spotify, and Github, and The New York Times
Some companies lose tens of thousands of dollars for every minute of a DDoS attack.
The easiest way to take down the web is to attack people’s access to it.
The Facebook CEO focuses on Thiel’s support of Donald Trump, when he should be addressing Thiel’s crusade against the press.
Retail is on its way to a future of personalized everything—even prices.
Cities and states are investing in biometric scanning technology, with few laws in place to restrict what they can do with it.
An artificial intelligence found Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton seemed to get “happier” coverage than Donald Trump. But is that evidence of media bias? Not necessarily.
The Pentagon is rushing to develop new technology to fight the group’s unmanned aerial vehicles in Iraq.
Governments grapple with social media’s role in spreading information and shaping public opinion during a health crisis.
The U-2 shows how old technologies die hard.
Fraudsters are getting cleverer and more aggressive—but the government is cracking down.
NASA researchers are modeling Martian settlements after early American colonists.
After happening only once in the 100-year record, catastrophic glacial collapse occurred twice in Tibet this summer.
A new app is collecting data to create a snapshot of global mental health.
The case for a fully autonomous escape plan
The copper goddess is an artistic masterpiece—but also a longstanding symbol of technological progress.
Blackboards will endure as symbols of learning long after they’ve disappeared from schools. An Object Lesson.
Obviously not. But maaaybe? (Still no.)
The vehicles of the future might be able to transport passengers to the distant past.