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The Project Veritas Twitter Videos Show the Conservative Backlash Against Moderation

8 hours 46 min ago
James O'Keefe's Project Veritas has targeted Twitter, after the social media giant took steps to curb abuse on its platform.
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Now On Nintendo Switch, 'Furi' Embraces The Power of a Good Boss Fight

11 hours 3 min ago
The devious rhythmic combat game is a grueling meditation on what a boss fight is worth.
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The Astrophysicist Who Wants to Help Solve Baltimore's Urban Blight

12 hours 3 min ago
Vacant buildings are more than just an economic threat. They're also a public safety concern. And it turns out they have their own sort of gravitational pull.
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Ex-Uber Engineer Accused of Spying on Tesla, Stealing Trade Secrets

13 hours 3 min ago
A lawsuit from a former nanny brings new allegations against Anthony Levandowski, the engineer at the heart of the Uber/Waymo dispute.
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Job Alert: How Would You Like to Babysit Robots?

13 hours 3 min ago
For all their advances, robots still struggle with the human world. They get stuck. They get assaulted. But not to worry: Help is just a call center away.
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Meet Antifa's Secret Weapon Against Far-Right Extremists

14 hours 3 min ago
Megan Squire doesn’t consider herself to be antifa and pushes digital activism instead, passing along information to those who might put it to real-world use—who might weaponize it.
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Yondr Wants to Neutralize Your Phone—and Un-change the World

14 hours 3 min ago
The San Francisco startup helps restricts smartphone use in places where the people in charge don’t want it. But in allowing this, we may be compromising something about ourselves.
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Why Cloudflare Let an Extremist Stronghold Burn

14 hours 3 min ago
The story of how an internet infrastructure company get locked into a free-speech dispute starts in the cubicles of SoMa and the brothels of Istanbul.
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Change My View: Why Our Best Hope for Civil Discourse Is on Reddit

14 hours 3 min ago
What’s astounding about Kal Turnbull's brainchild is that no single radioactive topic—not Trump, Brexit, sex, guns—has overrun the subreddit.
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Free Speech, Tech Turmoil, and the New Censorship

14 hours 3 min ago
Special Issue: How technology is upending everything we thought we knew about public discourse.
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6 Tales of Censorship in the Golden Age of Free Speech

14 hours 3 min ago
Blocked by Trump, fired by Google, suspended by Facebook. The social internet gives everyone a voice, it also has countless ways of punishing us for speaking.
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It's the (Democracy-Poisoning) Golden Age of Free Speech

14 hours 3 min ago
At a time when anyone can broadcast live or post their thoughts to a social network, we should be living in a utopia of public discourse. We're not.
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Will Your Baby Like Cilantro? These Genetic Tests Say They Can Tell

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:01
A growing set of direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies like BabyGlimpse are aimed at new, expecting, and aspiring parents. But beware their claims.
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6 GoPro Tips For Skiing and Snowboarding Shots

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:00
Get great results from your GoPro or other action cam as you capture your snowy heroics ... and your legendary bails.
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Britain's Next Megaproject: A Coast-to-Coast Forest

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:00
50 million new trees will repopulate one of the least wooded parts of the country—and offer a natural escape from several cities in the north.
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Kylo's Shirtless Look Is a Problem for Star Wars Cosplayers

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:00
High-waisted tights are much harder to find than you might think.
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A Child Abuse Prediction Model Fails Poor Families

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:00
Why Pittsburgh’s predictive analytics misdiagnoses child maltreatment and prescribes the wrong solutions
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Don’t Blame Social Media for the "Oprah For President" Talk—Blame Everyone.

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 07:00
Mass disdain for the political system makes it easy for anyone with a social network to launch themselves into politics.
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Texas Instruments' New Headlights Dazzle With a Million Pixels

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 07:00
Too bad federal regulations won't allow the cool tech on American roads.
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How Dirt Could Save Humanity from an the Apocalypse of antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 10:00
One chemist thinks he’s found a way for us to outrun the lethal juggernaut of antibiotic resistance.
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