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future

We Asked 105 Experts What Scares and Inspires Them Most About the Future

Climate change, extremism, and artificial intelligence were among the top fears, and young people, technology, and equality were among the top hopes.
Becky Ferreira
12.5.18
What Is the iPhone?

Is Apple Cool? 11 Teens Weigh In

11 NYC teens are disillusioned with Apple, but they still buy its products.
Emma Griffith
6.28.17
before its too late

The US Needs to Get Serious About Securing the Internet of Hackable Things

In an exclusive Motherboard op-ed, US Senator Mark Warner says last month's global WannaCry ransomware attack should be a wake up call for connected device security.
Mark Warner
6.8.17
When Spies Come Home

The Dirty Hackers Who Steal Passwords for Jealous Lovers

Phishing really is a threat when the hackers are closer to home.
Joseph Cox
6.7.17
News

At Shoal Lake 40, Trudeau Vows to Close Digital Divide

The prime minister revealed few details of the plan.
Jordan Pearson
5.3.16
News

Canada Is Considering Spying on Kids to Stop Cyberbullying

This doesn’t seem like a great idea.
Jordan Pearson
4.26.16
Why Is This Still a Thing?

Why Are CDs Still a Thing?

CDs are still sold by the tens of millions.
Elizabeth King
4.8.16
Music

How the Sound That Defined 80s Music Still Lives on Today

The AMS RMX16 was a reverb effects unit invented in 1981, and chances are it's been used on some of your favourite songs.
Nick Laugher
11.27.15
Music

Just Look at This Tiny, Adorable Modular Synth

The NS1nanosynth is stacked, too.
Jordan Pearson
9.11.15
Art

This Digital Art Gallery Immortalizes Your Patronage in the Blockchain

"You can buy next-to-impossible-to-valuate works of art with a next-to-impossible-to-valuate currency."
Jordan Pearson
6.19.15
Apple

If You Combined Every iPad Ever Sold Into One Super-iPad, It'd Be This Big

Apple has now sold 225 million iPads. Here's how to make sense of that fact in some entirely nonsensical ways.
Ben Richmond
11.7.14
Twitter

If You Die In Delaware, Your Heirs Can Get All of Your Digital Belongings

In Delaware, the digital assets of deceased loved ones are as accessible as physical assets. Which state will be next?
Becky Ferreira
8.19.14
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