How networks of computers are increasingly transforming the human world, from blockchains to the Internet of Things
Scammers are making big money off people who want in on the latest digital gold rush but don’t understand how the technology works.
Extreme libertarians built blockchain to decentralize government and corporate power. It could consolidate their control instead.
How astronomers deputized early internet users to help find alien civilizations
Could decentralizing online life make it more compatible with human life?
“Stoomy Brown.” “Burble Simp.” “Stargoon.”
The world’s biggest tech companies might be bigger than you think.
Businesses and hospitals were disrupted in a massive wave of cyberattacks Friday. Such attacks have increased by more than 500 percent in recent years.
Researchers are using high-resolution satellite images to count the large birds on remote islands.
A chat bot that tells you if your co-workers have crushes on you, so you never have to stop working, or dating.
Technology is evolving faster than the legal and moral frameworks needed to manage it.
When virtual assistants almost pass as human, they only seem more robotic.
Machines can now see into the future, and we ignore them at our peril.
Machines aren’t just infiltrating the human world, they’re altering our perception of what people can do.