Tech

black mirror

Black Mirror is broken

June 13, 2019 12:40 pm

It's a Twilight Zone for Millennials

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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

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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

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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

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Should we fear Facebook’s cryptocurrency?

May 30, 2019 7:23 am

The crypto winter has turned to spring

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Deepfakes and the war for the soul of reality

May 28, 2019 5:28 pm

Teach religion, for God’s sake — and for everyone’s sake

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China will be the AI superpower

May 28, 2019 10:24 am

The US is sleepwalking into defeat

john mcafee

A thought experiment with John McAfee

May 24, 2019 3:48 pm

The Libertarian presidential contender ruminates on the value of ignorance

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Twitter is a virus of the mind

May 17, 2019 2:01 pm

If you log off, you lose your influence: An Encounter Ideas essay

brett kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh: the MAGA Justice?

May 15, 2019 7:05 pm

The populist right praises his stand against Big Tech

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My evening with the Yang Gang

May 15, 2019 4:19 pm

2,500 people saw the long shot Democratic candidate speaking in New York, despite the weather

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Spotify and the death of discovery

May 11, 2019 11:45 am

The service’s algorithms have shaped a generation of listeners who are defined by attention deficit disorder and a fear of complexity and difficulty

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Silicon Valley loves Mayor Pete. He’s finished

May 8, 2019 1:23 pm

The techlash strikes the Democratic primary

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A complete guide to finding your favorite banned celebrity online 

May 7, 2019 5:14 am

A directory of people with ideas too extreme for the mainstream internet

donald trump silicon valley

Is war with Silicon Valley a Trump 2020 strategy?

May 4, 2019 10:49 am

The president ponders putting social media purges center stage

josh hawley big tech

Trump vs tech

May 3, 2019 8:06 pm

It could get ugly. It could just be more hot air

louis farrakhan

Free Louis Farrakhan!

May 3, 2019 12:11 pm

By banning, Twitterbook and Instaface are becoming publishers

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The 2020 primary’s pivot to video

April 25, 2019 6:26 pm

Faith in the power of social media is turning politicians into vloggers

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Astrology apps are the safest place for venture capitalists to invest

April 17, 2019 12:46 pm

Have you seen what else they put their money into?

Vipassanā

Jack Dorsey opened my eyes to Vipassanā

April 10, 2019 11:54 am

Godfrey Elfwick describes his 10-day retreat

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It’s not just New York having trouble with Amazon

March 9, 2019 3:57 pm

Anti-Amazon campaigners in Virginia share the same concerns as their New York counterparts

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A marketer’s request: Make SXSW exciting again

March 8, 2019 1:21 pm

The festival is attempting to position itself as politically and socially relevant with initiatives like the presidential candidate interviews

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The nightmare after crypto

March 5, 2019 1:55 pm

‘Cryptocurrencies are scams and anybody who puts any money into one and loses the lot only has themselves to blame’

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Robinson banned, Kassam disabled: Facebook cracks down on the harder right

February 26, 2019 2:04 pm

‘All I will do now is build the equivalent in Europe of what Infowars is in America’