Tech

internet

Washington’s war on internet free speech

August 20, 2019 12:01 pm

Republicans and Democrats are dueling to see who can write the worst policy

google

How Google’s tunnel vision cost us all

August 14, 2019 11:42 pm

The company was so singularly obsessed with beating Facebook at its own game that it missed broader trends that were about to rattle the industry

hong kong

Will Hong Kong’s revolution come West?

August 5, 2019 3:07 pm

American intelligence agencies are watching and learning

frog

How to boil a frog

August 3, 2019 3:35 pm

Cyril Ramaphosa’s versatile simile has much to teach us

cyberspace

America’s cyberspace challenge

August 1, 2019 4:17 pm

Military and political inertia is a dereliction of duty

computers

Can computers compose?

August 1, 2019 3:16 pm

They already do – but will they ever do it better than us?

tulsi gabbard

When will Tulsi Gabbard become a Republican?

July 31, 2019 9:49 am

Exploring the burning subtext of a Democratic presidential campaign

silicon valley

Silicon Valley is your government now

July 26, 2019 2:44 pm

The government has done nothing to meet the challenge of creating a new generation of graduates qualified for a future world

artificial intelligence

Microsoft, Google and the artificial intelligence race

July 23, 2019 12:08 pm

Both companies want to be central to the development of the thinking machine

apollo 11

Apollo 11 was nowhere near woke enough

July 19, 2019 5:07 pm

The usual suspects are preparing their difficult questions about the Moon landing

faceapp challenge

Why did you participate in the FaceApp challenge?

July 19, 2019 12:10 pm

The app’s privacy policy allows the app to collect information sent by your device

elon musk brain

Elon Musk’s brain game

July 17, 2019 9:20 am

The tech magnate is on a mission to save the world from the attack of the Killer Robots

journalist

Who counts as a journalist, anyway?

July 13, 2019 7:49 pm

Many of us are still clinging to a mindset in which the ‘journalist’ is hailed as an ideal without prejudice or bias

twitter

10 things I’d like to see in ‘a whole new Twitter’

July 11, 2019 2:28 pm

I have taken the liberty of proposing some changes that will actually benefit Twitter’s user base

sexbots

Give us sexbots with a soul

July 11, 2019 10:59 am

Therapeutic sexbots can cure loneliness, not worsen it

deepnudes

The naked truth about deepnudes

July 10, 2019 11:11 am

The stripping of dignity and democracy

transhumanism humanity +

Humanity + wants us to live forever

July 3, 2019 11:29 am

But will we still be human?

huawei

Trump’s bad Huawei deal with Xi

July 2, 2019 9:54 am

The Chinese tech giant is a threat to America's security — and the world's

sexbot

The sexbot apocalypse

June 17, 2019 1:54 pm

Satisfaction really is guaranteed — and that’s the problem

black mirror

Black Mirror is broken

June 13, 2019 12:40 pm

It's a Twilight Zone for Millennials

ben shapiro youtube

Ben Shapiro on YouTube: ‘if you approach an unspecified line, you’ll be downgraded or banned’

June 7, 2019 11:33 am

The tech giants have chosen time and again to censor certain voices and magnify and elevate others

steven crowder carlos maza

Steven Crowder and the folly of the internet playground

June 6, 2019 2:35 pm

Thanks to YouTube and Twitter, we must all suffer through his juvenile spat with Carlos Maza

tech oppresses women

How tech oppresses women in developing nations

June 5, 2019 5:31 pm

Western tech supplies the weapons for a one-sided battle of the sexes

gene editing

Gene editing tech is a gamble with our future

June 5, 2019 5:15 pm

Crunch time for CRISPR

cryptocurrency

Should we fear Facebook’s cryptocurrency?

May 30, 2019 7:23 am

The crypto winter has turned to spring