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Thursday June 6, 2019. 02:00 PM
A new film tackles San Francisco’s gentrification problem and what it means for a displaced community.
Yes, sexism plays a role. But tech companies keep you glued to your devices by making sure their digital assistants never take offense—even at misogyny and bigotry.
In South Africa, a right-wing enclave turned to blockchain to cut themselves off from the black-majority state.
With the 2020 election fast approaching, too many problems from 2016 persist.
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The Carlos Maza incident is just the latest in a long history of homophobic ridicule on the platform.
Critics worry that a new bill would overturn existing protections of DNA sequences and carve up the world's genetic resources into commercial fiefdoms.
Wednesday June 5, 2019. 10:18 PM
The FEC may prevent an anti-phishing firm providing its services to campaigns for free or cheap.
YouTube’s hate speech policy now targets videos promoting the superiority of one group over another, or discrimination based on gender, race, or sexual orientation.
Make and throw your own cardboard “roomerang” with a little help from champion boomerang thrower Logan Broadbent.
Apple says an elaborate rotating key scheme will soon let you track down your stolen laptop, but not let anyone track you. Not even Apple.
Abortion over the internet can be an effective, practical alternative for women in areas where clinics are scarce.
Amazon revealed new technology that allows its Alexa virtual assistant to handle multiple tasks in the same conversation.
The imagery of the book and Hulu show have become increasingly relevant.
In an Amazon sorting center, a swarm of robots works alongside humans. Here’s what that says about Amazon—and the future of work.
The show's fifth season boasts some great performances and a standout episode, but the real world just keeps outpacing its imagined dystopia.
A former field biologist turns to art to grapple with the effects of global warming.
The doctored video of Speaker Pelosi proves there’s still no consensus on how to address false content. Could long-standing practices for thwarting spam provide guidance?
Scientists have debated for decades whether the propulsion concept known as EmDrive is real or wishful thinking. A sensitive new tool may at last provide an answer.
Everything you need to know about SETI, the Drake equation, ’Oumuamua, and hot tubs.
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