Facebook suffers a blow from regulators in India, proving that the fight for an open web is more than an abstraction.
A dispatch from an Internet revolution in progress.
Yesterday I mentioned my adventure in Tweeting what I thought was an obviously sarcastic post (that I was boosting the…
Computer models can determine the authorship of unsigned legal decisions with startling accuracy.
Here’s an illustration of something I understood in principle but have been reminded of in specific. In the…
The 18th-century horologist John Harrison claimed that he could make the world's most accurate pendulum clock, but his methods were scorned for hundreds of years—until someone proved him right.
When American Internet companies do business abroad, they are sometimes forced to do a repressive government’s dirty work.
They can measure pressure, temperature, and much more before being safely absorbed into the body.
SpaceX narrowly missed a successful touchdown of its Falcon 9 rocket on an ocean platform Sunday.
“Our brand of democracy is hard,” said President Barack Obama on Tuesday night, during his final State of the…
In another aggressive measure to fight climate change, the White House halts all new mining projects on federal lands.
One of the most challenging parts of being a pilot can be knowing when to keep a plane out of the sky.
A new book collects their business cards in all their well-designed detail.
Like many of its tech-industry peers, Pinterest has struggled to build a workforce that includes women and minorities. It's hoping a new strategy will help change that.
It depends what happens to The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Daily News.
A new report shows that people in America are often willing to give up personal data in exchange for deals, but they resent doing so.
What makes a private company’s algorithm label some people and addresses more threatening than others during 911 calls?
People have been building their own firearms for centuries.
The technology that keeps your text messages private had its start on the banks of the Tigris River, 3500 years ago.
When talking about firearms, people choose their words carefully.