Mark Zuckerberg’s remarks about Holocaust denial once again showed Facebook’s optimism about human nature.
An environmental philosopher reflects on his experience enduring Hurricane Harvey, and what it teaches cities and their citizens about living with global warming.
Facebook fails to comprehend the nature of Holocaust denial and other forms of bigotry—and so it's aiding their spread, instead of combatting them.
The European Commission’s record-breaking fines for Google foreshadow a larger regulatory invasion of the U.S. technology industry.
There’s a better use for the social platform’s new tool than spamming your friends.
The company’s website continually crashed during its much-touted Prime Day event, but sales were still higher than ever.
Why the founder of Girls Who Code stayed in a role she hated before leaving the private sector
When they were invented, the vessels promised to revolutionize travel and industry. But they soon settled into life as an entertaining diversion. An Object Lesson.
Machine learning might speed up screening, but it also risks missing nuances a human clinician could catch.
This is “not a romance” but “a digital-age cautionary tale about privacy, identity, ethics and consent.”
As platforms like Facebook and Instagram crack down on explicit content, Twitter has allowed nudity to thrive.
More meme accounts are going private. Their owners say it’s a new way to gain followers on a crowded platform.
The sport is finally embracing video-replay technology—but that doesn’t mean it’s going to change.
Restraining orders have evolved to prohibit digital communication, but what happens when they fail?
To pose as kids, British cops are learning how to talk like them online.
A new law in Georgia discourages drivers from even touching a screen. Whether or not it improves safety, it could help break people’s phone habits.
#PlaneBae is just the most recent example of an obnoxious trend.
Today’s most powerful companies are enemies of free expression.
Is the banner’s patriotism undermined when it’s manufactured abroad? An Object Lesson.
“Local Twitter” is a booming network of basic, young suburbanites across the country.
Scientists are already using it to study octopuses, electric fish, surgical robots, and racehorses.
On the fear that too much processing power will make us cease to be human