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RACISM

Hacking
Hacking

Small Town Councillor Posts Racist Slur on Facebook, Claims He Was Hacked, Then Deletes His Account and Wipes His Hard Drive

Councillor Don Cardy in Brant County, Ontario was given a two-day suspension after an integrity commissioner report was filed on the incident.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.18.18
On Edge
On Edge

For Black Professionals, Secondhand Racism Is an Unending Stress

In the course of their work, black lawyers and journalists are forced to confront the ugliest examples of our nation's racial inequity.
Chauncey Alcorn
12.8.17
big-o-tree
big-o-tree

That Extremely Racist Canadian Video Game Is Canceled

Get that shit out of here.
Jacob Dubé
10.6.17
welp
welp

An Extremely Racist Canadian Video Game Was Put on Blast by a US Congresswoman

Who thought ‘Dirty Chinese Restaurant’ was a good idea?
Jordan Pearson
9.28.17
bad code
bad code

The Algorithms Aren’t Working for the Rest of Us

Code carries human bias and mistakes.
Louise Matsakis
9.27.17
Impulse Controls
Impulse Controls

Can You Get Addicted to Trolling?

It’s becoming increasingly evident that, for some people, trolling isn’t just playing an asshole on the internet.
Virginia Pelley
9.6.17
online toxicity
online toxicity

Google's Anti-Bullying AI Mistakes Civility for Decency

The culture of online civility is harming us all.
Jillian York
8.18.17
Pepe the Frog
Pepe the Frog

A Texas Assistant Principal Wrote an Alt-Right Children's Book

Author Eric Hauser denies the book has racist themes. Source materials provided by his illustrator tell a different story.
Matthew Gault
8.15.17
transparency
transparency

Facebook’s Internal Moderator Policies Should Have Been Published Years Ago

It's taken a leak to the press to understand what Facebook really wants.
Ben Sullivan
5.22.17
the sharing economy
the sharing economy

California Wants to Know How Many Airbnb Hosts Racially Discriminate Against Guests

A California agency will investigate hosts with three or more complaints against them alleging racial discrimination.
Meaghan Beatley
5.1.17
Interview
Interview

The ‘Hidden Figures’ of NASA’s Early Years and the Woman Who Told Their Story

Motherboard talks to author Margot Lee Shetterly about the legacy of pioneering black women mathematicians who helped NASA win the Space Race.
Becky Ferreira
1.16.17
Trump
Trump

Russia Has Deployed the First State-Sponsored Pepe

"We know what you’re doing. And it’s not impressive.”
Samantha Cole
1.9.17