Designers use “benevolent deception” to trick users into trusting the system.
Technology has its own purposes.
A Google-funded algorithm flags messages that are likely to drive others away from a conversation.
A new class of machines knows how to recognize and investigate unexpected things that pop up underwater.
Here’s one way to confuse it.
Megaprojects are rarely, if ever, completed on schedule.
A senator has joined human-rights groups in opposing warrantless scans of travelers' digital devices.
A conversation about the end of work, individualism, and the human species with the historian Yuval Harari
Lip service to the crucial function of the Fourth Estate is not enough to sustain it.
The Listeria contamination tied to an Indiana cheese factory reveals some of the complexities of the U.S. supply-chain.
Stains, smells, secrets, thieves, dead bodies, and even a radioactive towel have all found their way down one. An Object Lesson.
Or alligators? Or bald eagles? Or armadillos?
Cheap or expensive, mechanical timepieces remind human wearers of their own humility.
The country’s universities and tech giants are starting to surpass American ones when it comes to researching and implementing AI.
Communication apps with disappearing text could run afoul of presidential records laws—and might not be as secure as they seem.
Before push notifications and AMBER Alerts, dairy farmers doubled as publishers.
Technological advances mean border screening could be more expansive than ever, if the government can get past the hurdles to implementing such a system.
A U.S.-born scientist was detained at the Houston airport until he gave customs agents the passcode to his work-issued device.
The president was all about GIFs, Flash, and #C5B358, but it wasn’t until the rise of the mobile web that he really found a home online.
… where misspelled URLs are auctioned off for tens of thousands of dollars.
What happens if border agents are allowed to demand access to your phone and online accounts—and turn you away if you don’t comply?