Waymo is suing Uber, and says a former employee stole nearly 10 gigabytes of secret files.
What the internet does to the mind is something of an eternal question. Here at The Atlantic, in…
More than a century ago, a cameraman on Waikiki Beach captured something extraordinary—and ordinary.
Technology has its own purposes.
No one knows why Ojen became so popular in the city, but it has long been the party liqueur of choice. An Object Lesson.
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.
Designers use “benevolent deception” to trick users into trusting the system.
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.