Research shows that when governments provide citizens with economic security, they embolden them to take more risks.
Government shouldn't be in the business of making the most obvious investments or the most difficult investments. Where does that leave Washington?
A new book from Yochai Benkler, one of the preeminent philosophers of the Internet, explores what compels people to cooperate
NewsTrust is shifting its focus to devote time and resources to TruthSquad.com, a group fact-checking site it launched in 2010
Without changing authors or their content, bios can be constructed in a way that maximizes credibility by tapping into the social graph
Context can affect bias, and on the Web -- if I can riff on Lessig -- code is context. So why not design media that accounts for the user's biases and helps him overcome them?
One of the fascinating things about studying technological innovation is the realization that government is fundamental to the process, particularly at the early stages
By keeping articles accessed through social media free, the Times paywall is counting on older readers that aren't Web savvy
Using some of the methods employed by FactCheck.org to determine reliability as we filter information online
Breaking in to the burgeoning field often requires a special set of technical knowledge, but there are ways to obtain that without going back to school