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The latest congressional hearing with Facebook’s and Twitter’s CEOs was another parade of bad-faith arguments.
YouTube is a major vector for election and other disinformation. But its CEO isn't with Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey on Capitol Hill today.
Ling Ma talks to Xiaowei Wang, the author of Blockchain Chicken Farm—a mind-boggling survey of how technology is shaping economies across China.
Ditching Intel has removed the shackles from the $999 laptop, unleashing a force to be reckoned with.
With a surge in cases, there is no safe way to travel or gather for Thanksgiving or Christmas. But if you must, here are some ways to lower your risk.
The Pluton security processor will give the software giant an even more prominent role in locking down Windows hardware.
Conflict forced scientists to abandon a gene bank, but not before duplicating their last remnants of essential crops in the Svalbard vault on a remote Arctic island.
A thriving community of fans swap stories, strategies, and their own zoos every day—and keep this 2001 game alive in the most heartwarming way.
The president's responsibility for the US nuclear arsenal is a Cold War anachronism. The Trump era shows why it needs reform.
One of the first quests in the 2005 survival game is to prove to the people in charge that a pandemic is real, so that they'll do something about it.
To cope with the uncertainty and sadness around my mother-in-law’s death, I set about building a four-cylinder superbike.
It's a good time to salute infrastructure, from the postal system to the CDC. Their often invisible work still needs to be tended—and honored.
The open source movement runs on the heroic efforts of not enough people doing too much work. They need help.
From a modern-classic electric guitar to a wire-free VR headset, here are 45 options for spreading joy—and not Covid.
My Instagram feed remains as artsy and overfiltered as ever, an infinite grid of happy little squares. This, in 2020, is crisis-level denialism.
My mind has slipped anxiously off books and movies since 2016. But as the credits roll on 2020, I’m ready to look back.
Just how much material did OSIRIS-REx collect from Bennu? The method relies on something called the moment of inertia, and you can replicate it with a fan and a penny.
From a booger buster to a videophone, these gifts make this amazing job just a little easier.
The Brava oven arrived with a splash in 2018. We've revisited it now that the guided cooking tech has had time to mature. Only it hasn't.
Official guidance seems handed down from on high, rather than based on studies. That will make it harder to beat Covid-19.