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The Defenders Could Punch Better if They Learned Some Physics

What's the best way to punch someone if you possess superhuman strength?

Posted on 23 August 2017 | 4:30 am

Alec Baldwin’s Trump Impression Is a Technical Marvel

The actor's impersonation isn't just funny, it's very technically proficient.

Posted on 23 August 2017 | 4:00 am

Sorry, Banning ‘Killer Robots’ Just Isn’t Practical

Elon Musk and others seek restrictions on use of autonomous weapons

Posted on 23 August 2017 | 3:46 am

Stormfront Nazis Think the Alt-Right Is Full of Idiots

White supremacist message board users has taken issue with the alt-right, in an echo of past divisions.

Posted on 23 August 2017 | 3:27 am

Fujifilm's Instax SQ10 Instant Camera Review: It Mixes Analog and Digital, With Mixed Results

Fujifilm's latest instant camera shoots square film, but is it worth tolerating a quirky camera?

Posted on 23 August 2017 | 1:00 am

Netflix Is Using 'The Defenders' to Understand Its Audience

The crossover show lets the streaming service see how their shows' fans overlap.

Posted on 23 August 2017 | 12:00 am

Watch Hackers Hijack Three Robots for Spying and Sabotage

An early taste of the hacked robot uprising.

Posted on 23 August 2017 | 12:00 am

How to Get Free Kindle Books With Your Library Card

All you need is an internet connection, a library card, and a good e-reader to dive into your next page-turner.

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 11:00 pm

Why It’s So Hard to Define What Online Hate Speech Is

Why did YouTube remove a World War II video? Because algorithms, and humans, are flawed

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 11:00 pm

How to Survive the Great Tech Panic of 2017

Every generation regards its reckoning with new technology as a turning point for the species. You just have to learn to stop worrying and love the future.

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 10:00 pm

The Web’s Most Toxic Trolls Live in … Vermont?

Never read the comments. ­We worked with Disqus to quantify the online troll problem, from the trolliest time of day to the nastiest state in the union.

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 10:00 pm

Self-Driving Cars. Rogue Nuke Launches. Evil AI. What Tech Threats You Should (and Shouldn't) Worry About

Technology is changing all our lives so profoundly, so quickly, that it can be scary. We asked experts to weigh in on how stressed we should be.

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 10:00 pm

The Confessions: What If All Your Secrets Became Public? A Story by Joshua Cohen

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 10:00 pm

Virginia Heffernan on Learning to Read the Internet, Not Live in It

Virginia Heffernan on why we all need to learn to read the Internet, not live in it.

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 10:00 pm

Your Kids Will Look at Internet Porn. Deal With It. A Conversation with Peggy Orenstein.

It is inevitable. Peggy Orenstein explains how to cope with it.

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 10:00 pm

We Can’t Stop Checking the News Either. Welcome to the New FOMO

Who cares about my friends? I'm missing the news!

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 10:00 pm

California Proves That Environmental Regulations Don't Kill Profits

Will California's long-term green ambitions turn its economy as chilly as a San Francisco summer?

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 5:00 pm

Two Minutes of Total Solar Eclipse in John Day, Oregon

Some 600 people watched the eclipse in a field in eastern Oregon. And photographer Brian Guido watched them.

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 1:24 pm

Charlottesville's Turmoil in Two Powerful Photos

Images taken days apart capture the emotions polarizing the country.

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 12:08 pm

Enigma ICO Heist Robs Nearly $500,000 in Ethereum From Investors

Crypto's fine and good, but make sure you're looking after the basics.

Posted on 22 August 2017 | 11:37 am