Sunday, January 24, 2021
We Need to Know Who's Surveilling Protests—and Why

We Need to Know Who's Surveilling Protests—and Why

If it closes a loophole, the FAA can hold all drone operators accountable to transparency. Source: We Need to Know Who's Surveilling Protests—and Why By Joel Carter, Samuel Woolley Techylawyer and its...
On the Week of the Election, Social Media Must Go Dark

On the Week of the Election, Social Media Must Go Dark

America has given social media giants ample time to figure out how to stop their platforms from being used to sow political discord. Yet we find ourselves stuck in an...
The iPhone 12 Is a Smartphone Made for Our Terrible Times

The iPhone 12 Is a Smartphone Made for Our Terrible Times

At last, some good news! It’s been a difficult few months, but Apple is ready to help lift your spirits. On Tuesday, the company finally introduced the iPhone 12,...
A Plan to Fix the US Bike Shortage

A Plan to Fix the US Bike Shortage

In the early 1970s, bicycle sales boomed in the United States, and annual bike production averaged about 15 million per year. But domestic production could not keep up with...
Grocery App Workers' Rights Are Under Siege

Grocery App Workers’ Rights Are Under Siege

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the tech-driven transformation of the grocery industry. Many Californians shunning brick-and-mortar stores for fear of catching the virus continue to rely on workers hired...
Is the Internet Conscious? If It Were, How Would We Know?

Is the Internet Conscious? If It Were, How Would We Know?

SUPPORT REQUEST :From : UNPROCESSABLE ENTITYThere’s a lot of discussion about artificial consciousness and the possibility of machines gaining self-awareness once they become sufficiently complex. But isn’t the most...
The Future of American Industry Depends on Open Source Tech

The Future of American Industry Depends on Open Source Tech

When you stream the latest Netflix show, you fire up servers on Amazon Web Services, most of which run on Linux. When an F-16 fighter takes off, three Kubernetes clusters...
Foodies and Factory Farmers Have Formed an Unholy Alliance  

Foodies and Factory Farmers Have Formed an Unholy Alliance  

One surprising result of the Covid-19 pandemic has been a spike in consumer demand for imitation meats. According to a Nielsen report, during the first nine weeks of the...
Hybrid Schooling May Be the Most Dangerous Option of All

Hybrid Schooling May Be the Most Dangerous Option of All

As we head toward the start of the academic year, schools around the country are grappling with how to educate their students while keeping everybody safe. Some districts will have...
Why Do I Keep Refusing to Install OS Updates?

Why Do I Keep Refusing to Install OS Updates?

SUPPORT REQUEST :From : LOOP DETECTEDFor longer than I care to admit, I have opted to delay updating my phone’s OS. This is a daily process in which I’m...

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