In a small number of Silicon Valley conference rooms, decisions are being made about what people should and shouldn't see online—without the accountability or culture that has long accompanied that responsibility.
"The experience of taking another human life becomes much more trivial."
Disappearing the social network's most-used feature forces us to actually say nice things to each other.
As pieces of the Sunshine State collapse in on themselves, new technology offers hope for early warning.
Each age group has its own quirky mobile habits.
The music streaming service has more female employees than many of its peers in tech.
Imagine a web where you could choose the information filters that shape your experience on social media.
You don't need on-screen OMGs to know that a fish mauling a human is OMG-worthy.
Nearly every tech company uses the same imperfect mechanism to flag abuse.
But a new video shows how filmmakers arrived at a single, elegant way to depict texting.
Scientists raise questions about the doomsday scenario that made one Pacific leader spend millions on new land.
A glitch in translating Latin placeholder text is sparking conspiracy theories.
An author of the infamous emotional-contagion study says it might not be reasonable to expect informed consent about social experiments online.
Why so many groups are against them, but haven't agreed on what they are
A software developer's algorithmic analysis of online images reveals a colorful mystery.
As access to medical information becomes more democratized, patients have new power to investigate their problems.
'Small data' technology could finally replace food products' expiration dates.
Predictive analysis combs through calendars and search histories—and gets in the way of routine self-deception.
Behold, the wonders of petrichor.