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The former Mormon who created a hacktivist website
Ryan McKnight believed his church needed greater transparency.
How hacktivism intersects with the law
Activists are using technology, sometimes illegally, to promote social and political change. What kind of legal backlash do they face?
Founder of hacker group LulzSec explains the chaos of hacktivism
“Did I help the cause or did I hurt the cause?” asks Hector Monsegur, otherwise known by his hacker handle Sabu.
Is ‘hacktivism’ a force for good … or chaos?
Hackers are 'the best parts of science and information sharing,' research scientist Chester Wisniewski told us. It's part of our special series.
A new 3-D pen lets kids create their own toys
Feb 22, 2017
Children can use the 3Doodler Start Pen to make sculptures.
How do you know a hit when you see one?
Feb 10, 2017
A look at Derek Thompson's new book 'Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction.'
What Amazon’s former chief scientist says about personal data rights
Feb 2, 2017
Amazon's former chief scientist Andreas Weigend says that data can be empowering in a post-privacy economy.
'Indefinite' uses virtual reality to show detained immigrants' despair
Jan 27, 2017
The 360-degree film follows several asylum-seekers being held in Britain.
Smartphone: Enter stage left
Dec 12, 2016
How a play in New York is incorporating technology into its production.