Cambridge Analytica harvested personal information from a huge swath of the electorate to develop techniques that were later used in the Trump campaign.
When you wear the same thing every day, it stops being a shirt and becomes a symbol.
After Reddit famously banned the creepshots sub-reddit, which shared non-consensual, revealing photos of women, Tumblr now has a slew of users pushing out similar photos across at least dozens of dedicated blogs.
That’s it. The Kevin Roose article in the New York Times did it for you. It’s time to leave San Francisco. It’s time to leave Silicon…
CEOs may grumble about wages, shareholders, and Washington, but they should truly fear Jeff Bezos’s sprawling empire.
The same reason crypto-assets like Bitcoin are so appealing is also what makes them dangerous. Whether Bitcoin’s value goes up or Bitcoin’s value goes down, people around the world are asking the same question: What exactly is the potential of crypto-assets?
Mo Norai has worked in Silicon Valley for a decade. He’s done stints at Google, Twitter, Facebook, and Apple, but only as a contract worker, meaning he has missed out on the tech giants’ storied perks, benefits and job security.
Thanks to its plentiful land and cheap power, rural Montana, Washington, and Wyoming are now home to a new crop of cryptocurrency prospectors. Their neighbors aren’t too happy about it.
Technologists are starting to fret that their creations are too addictive. They could start by doing something about the dots.
The trolls are winning. How do we fix life online without limiting free speech?
“You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”
Privacy advocates and venture capitalists want to circumvent the tech giants with apps using encrypted data stored on networks of computers.
Eastern Washington had cheap power and tons of space. Then the suitcases of cash started arriving.
The videos it recommends seem to get more and more extreme.
Dutch police detail for the first time how they secretly hijacked Hansa, Europe’s most popular dark web market.
The company’s cute alarm clock has been a surprise hit.
The true believers won’t stop until they’ve remade the world. Some of it will be thrilling. Some of it will keep us up at night.
A report suggests that home sharing has raised rents, fueled gentrification, and removed housing from the rental market. But the company’s numbers tell a somewhat different story.
They diffuse farther, faster and more broadly than the truth does.
Nothing is artificial about this technology. It is made by us, for us.