First responders saw LA’s latest fire as routine, but people watching on the internet saw a glimpse of the apocalypse.
Archivists are working to document our chaotic, opaque, algorithmically complex world—and in many cases, they simply can’t.
Digital media’s free-for-all days are ending, but will the new strategy work?
As technologies change ever faster, the knowledge of obsolete things becomes ever sweeter.
The company covered up a breach and paid off hackers, but the man who executed the operation is a Silicon Valley stalwart.
For decades, poultry breeders have transformed the genomes of turkeys, creating ever-larger birds.
The Facebook founder has discussed "community" more than 150 times in public. A close reading reveals his road map for the platform’s future.
A symbol of the industry's reach takes its place in San Francisco's skyline just as Americans begin to reckon with the power of Silicon Valley's companies.
Unlike some other technologies, the development of autonomous vehicles is right on schedule.
For better and worse, toys powered by AI are becoming an intimate part of kids’ lives.
When no reputable information is available, the search engine promotes fake news.
The key takeaways from two days of testimony about Russia’s electoral mischief during the 2016 election
This week’s Senate hearing highlights a deep tension in the tech giants’ self-definitions.
In times like these, the magazine must come clean about the ways it profited from Russia’s electoral mischief.
Under intense congressional scrutiny, the social giant will have to answer questions about whether it can rein in its own product.
Facebook’s latest test disrupted the news ecosystem in six small countries. Does the company owe them anything?
The ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee believes Facebook, Google, and Twitter aren’t searching hard enough to learn the extent of Russian interference.
A 27-year-old mayor is implementing a $1 million experiment in guaranteed income for residents of a poor city just outside the Bay Area.
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A cautionary tale about the dangers of big data