The California Consumer Privacy Act was heralded as a blow against Big Tech. But the law will primarily constrain smaller actors in the online-ad world. Source by [author_name]
Bad faith politicking about the way search algorithms work makes it harder for tech companies to solve the real problems. Source by [author_name]
As transportation diversifies, city planners need more data on what happens in the crucial places where streets and sidewalks meet. Source by [author_name]
CEO naiveté is not a credible excuse for letting fake news and harassment flourish on your platform. Source by [author_name]
This year, the pilgrimage of more than 2 million Muslims gets an electronic surveillance system that will sound an alarm at the first signal of an outbreak. Source by [author_name]
Decades ago, schools and foundations created professional pathways to practice public interest law. Now the same should be done for public interest technology. Source by [author_name]
It’s not immoral to want relief from being too slow, scared, or fat, but speed could set you up for brain damage and psychosis—and life-draining repetition. Source by [author_name]
Defense Distributed sparked a controversy that has little to do with 3-D printing and everything to do with the tiny hunk of metal that makes a gun a gun. Source...
With nimble startups like Netflix and NewTV, the death of television seems imminent. But the old-fashioned medium is powerful, lucrative, and just might be too big to fail. Source by...
Today is the day—finally—to stop being surprised that human beings espouse beliefs contrary to fact. Source by [author_name]