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Monday December 17, 2018. 12:00 PM
How I became my own data broker—and sold my digital soul in the process.
Counterintuitively, the best way to prolong the lifespans of these giant computers is to submerge them in water.
What happens when Instagram glitches or Slack stalls? Spoiler: We don’t log off—we just scurry off to different (sometimes darker) corners of the web.
We have an insatiable demand for the universe's physical resources, but we thrive most on the intangibles we've created together on our home planet.
The best time to start breaking your screen addiction is now. It’s not about getting off your phone, per se. It’s about getting on a different one.
Superhero movies are awesome, but they all tell mostly the same story. Films like M. Night Shyamalan's 'Glass' are more inspiring, especially in 2019.
“Even when you yearn for the ideal of a trustless web of incorruptible cryptography, sometimes you still have to rely on your fellow human beings.”
“Brad is part of the show. A human placebo.”
The discovery that metabolic rate affects the longevity of not just organisms but also species is intriguing. Could this work for humans too?
I needed a getaway. But I couldn't get away from Airbnb's stress-inducing pop-ups.
The headlines might blare “robots are coming for our jobs!” but what if the outlook for tomorrow is much more nuanced—much more human?
“Once, _The Daily Argus_ had fact-checkers, copy editors, legal advisers. Those people are gone now, and in their place there’s the Farm.”
You probably know that ditching meat from your diet is healthier and better for the planet. But what if it were better for your wallet? Or schedule?
“You’ve come to the library as usual out of desperation, shock, yearning, boredom.”
A Dutch couple is traversing Antarctica in their Solar Voyager, which they 3-D printed from upcycled plastic and power with 10 solar panels.
“Outside: nothing left to eat, drink, or breathe. Inside: all the people, on top of an oozing, respirating clot of innards.”
Researchers in Australia have invented a new typeface with features designed to boost focus and learning.
Forget wearables. The next wave of exercise tech includes home fitness machines that respond directly to you.
The investigation in to Russian interference and Donald Trump has sprung so many offshoots, it's hard to keep track. Here's a comprehensive list. It's long.
Sunday December 16, 2018. 07:22 PM
He Jiankui was broadly condemned for editing the DNA of twins. But more widely used forms of gene editing, like IVF, perpetuate inequality by design.
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