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It’s 10 p.m. Do You Know Where Your Friends Are?

Constant location-sharing is now the norm for some friend groups.

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Why It’s So Hard to Stop Marketing Guns in Video Games

Video games don’t cause mass shootings, but they do serve as insidious advertisements for weapons.

Mark Zuckerberg speaks onstage in front of a sign that says "The future is private."
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People Are Starting to Realize How Voice Assistants Actually Work

The secrecy surrounding AI products makes even basic information about them a scandal.

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America Has Never Been So Desperate for Tomato Season

A mundane joy in a season fraught with despair