Kelly and Zach Weinersmith investigate the not-too-distant future in “Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything.”
Four years ago, less than 10 percent of U.S. students had adequate internet bandwidth in their classrooms, based on Federal Communications Commission standards. Today, 88 percent do, according to a report out this week from nonprofit EducationSuperHighway. How did the digital divide get narrowed so quickly? Click the audio player above to hear the full […]
Matthew Prince terminated the account of extremist website The Daily Stormer, but he's still worried about censorship.
Social media companies are struggling — trying to walk a fine line between cracking down on propaganda from terrorist organizations like ISIS, which are sophisticated at using social media, without trampling free speech.
Many popular internet sites are blocked for users of the state network in China — Google, YouTube and more. Some users, many of them business users, employ a VPN, a virtual personal network, to get around that “Great Firewall.” In a crackdown on unregistered VPNs, China has persuaded Apple to pull all major VPN services […]
“We have not missed a beat, we won’t miss a beat," says the Phoenix bureau's agent in charge.
"Women experience significantly more unfairness than men,” the lead researcher says.