Around the world, the document establishes legal, social, and economic legitimacy. But it also makes compromises. An Object Lesson.
The company covered up a breach and paid off hackers, but the man who executed the operation is a Silicon Valley stalwart.
The FCC is poised to dismantle common carriage for broadband and wireless providers. That’s bad, but the internet itself is worse.
For decades, poultry breeders have transformed the genomes of turkeys, creating ever-larger birds.
The Facebook founder has discussed "community" more than 150 times in public. A close reading reveals his road map for the platform’s future.
After revolutionizing bird-migration science over the past decade, geolocation technology is poised to shine light on the field’s darkest mystery.
Autonomous vehicles promise safety and efficiency. But nobody knows what it will be like to live with them.
Why people personify machines and gadgets
About half of American technology companies have women in top positions. In China, it’s closer to 80 percent.
The Wardian case made intercontinental plant transport possible—and helped spread empires. An Object Lesson.
Decades before autonomous vehicles, an ingenious engineering trick changed life in Australia’s arid, remote interior.
Hundreds of thousands of these glasses will now find out where failed tech products go to die (and sometimes get reborn).
Why the popular mobile game is adding certain abbreviations to its lexicon—breaking with a rule held sacred by its forebear, Scrabble
A counterfactual narrative of aging blinds marketers to the real desires of retirees.
Many researchers fear the consequences of training computers to identify a person’s sexual orientation and criminality based solely on physical appearance.
Second Life was supposed to be the future of the internet, but then Facebook came along. Yet many people still spend hours each day inhabiting this virtual realm. Their stories—and the world they’ve built—illuminate the promise and limitations of online life.
Wearable technologies that claim to translate ASL overlook the intricacies of the language, as well as the needs of signers.
A symbol of the industry's reach takes its place in San Francisco's skyline just as Americans begin to reckon with the power of Silicon Valley's companies.
Reexperiencing Election Day 2016 through the social network’s “memories” feature can be painful for those who lost.
Barbara Simons believes there is only one safe voting technology.
Unlike some other technologies, the development of autonomous vehicles is right on schedule.