An artificial-intelligence “artist” got a solo show at a Chelsea gallery. Will it reinvent art, or destroy it?
Infrastructure doesn’t only exist when it fails.
Political media have abandoned frankness for dankness.
Will building delight into cities make them more cloying or more fun?
To wean drivers off gas vehicles, automakers need to help them develop a whole new understanding of what it means to own a motorcar.
“We’re not focused on branding and marketing. We’re focused on safety.”
Alex Honnold’s historic climb is too extraordinary to become a story of motivational-poster determination.
Ditching likes for facial scans could be the way to a kinder, if creepier, online world.
Tech’s discriminatory culture might never change, no matter how many women and people of color are invited into the room.
And it was awesome.
For the social-media platform, a doctored video of Nancy Pelosi is content, not a phony.
The Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes calls the company’s influence staggering and dangerous. But his solutions are incomplete and unsatisfying.
A shareable online diary was an obvious idea in the early 2000s. What if a college student’s version hadn’t won out?
Violence in synagogues and mosques is kindling for a larger inferno of distrust online.
Sri Lanka’s ban on social media forces a question nobody wants to ask: What if a global media network is impossible?
Ebook promos and paperbacks of the special counsel’s report encapsulate the investigation’s theme: The government is for sale.
Newsmakers, pundits, and hustlers banked their future on the investigation taking down the president. The jig is up.
Just because some people allegedly cheated the system doesn’t mean the system is defensible.
A terrorist attack in New Zealand cast new blame on how technology platforms police content. But global internet services were designed to work this way, and there might be no escape from their grip.
Why the capital of the tech sector needs a monument to its glory
The pictorial language has moved away from ideography and toward illustration. It’s lost some expressive power in the process.