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Mining Cryptocurrency to Pay for Journalism Is Not the Worst Idea I've Ever Heard

When Salon tried a new way to monetize users with adblockers, everybody hated it.
Jordan Pearson
2.14.18
Opinion
Opinion

Dissidents Have Been Abandoned and Besieged Online

Neither governments nor the cybersecurity community have taken enough responsibility for protecting human rights activists from hacking and surveillance.
Collin Anderson
Claudio Guarnieri
2.13.18
The Social Network
The Social Network

Facebook Is Deprioritizing Our Stories. Good.

A society that relies on a centralized portal to get its news may very well be doomed.
Jason Koebler
1.12.18
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Jeff Bezos Should Give Me Some Money

The Amazon founder is the richest person on Earth. I am not. I have an idea.
Jordan Pearson
1.10.18
State of Surveillance
State of Surveillance

The Hollowing Middle of the Surveillance Malware Market

Companies will have to choose between law enforcement in the West and authoritarian countries.
Collin Anderson
12.14.17
Opinion
Opinion

The Misguided Concept of 'Wilderness' Comes at the Expense of Indigenous Peoples

Trump's tax bill could open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.
Julian Brave NoiseCat
12.11.17
On Edge
On Edge

Climate Change Destroyed My Home

Now I've made it my job to convince people that global warming is real.
Sivendra Michael
12.4.17
Op-Ed
Op-Ed

Europe Needs to Save Itself From Internet Upload Filters

A draft law currently making its way through the EU lawmaking process would impose filters that detect copyright infringement.
Julia Reda
11.30.17
Opinion
Opinion

Keurig Coffee Machines Are Hell Devices That Everyone Should Boycott

Proprietary, unrepairable, disposable coffee machines encapsulate the very worst facets of late capitalism.
Jason Koebler
11.13.17
Opinion
Opinion

Is Everyone Going to Pretend 'Yoshi's Island' Is Not a Super Mario Game?

If your ‘Best Super Mario’ list doesn't include Yoshi's Island it is invalid.
Zack Kotzer
11.13.17
Op-Ed
Op-Ed

Why Twitter Is the Best Social Media Platform for Disinformation

It is time for Twitter to confront bots, extremists, and hostile spies by owning up to its own values.
Thomas Rid
11.1.17
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smartphone zombies

Ontario’s Proposed ‘Zombie Law’ to Ban Texting and Walking Is a Terrible Idea

The Canadian province is just the latest place to look at a ban on "distracted walking."
Kate Lunau
10.31.17