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Slate - Technology

It’s Time to Rethink the Forced Quarantine

It’s Time to Rethink the Forced Quarantine

It’s been 100 years since the Spanish flu outbreak of 1918. Are we ready for the next pandemic? On Oct. 26 at 6 p.m., Future Tense will hold a happy hour conversation in D.C. with experts to talk
Journalism Shouldn’t Be a Safeguard Against Unreasonably High Health Care Bills

Journalism Shouldn’t Be a Safeguard Against Unreasonably High Health Care Bills

Drew Calver’s heart involuntarily pinned him to the bedroom floor just minutes after he took out the trash. Calver, a 44-year-old high school history teacher, swim coach, and triathlete living with
What It’s Like to Be a Professional Live Video Game Streamer

What It’s Like to Be a Professional Live Video Game Streamer

Game livestreaming has entered into popular culture in a big way. Twitch, a platform that boasts having millions of broadcasters producing programs for tens of millions of visitors each day, offers up
“America’s Failure to Lead Is Going to Come Back and Bite Us”

“America’s Failure to Lead Is Going to Come Back and Bite Us”

The last several years have revised how many Americans see the massive tech platforms that monopolize the time we spend online. There’s the Russian-abetted role played by social media during the 2016
Future Tense Newsletter: When Alexa Can’t Hear You

Future Tense Newsletter: When Alexa Can’t Hear You

Greetings, Future Tensers, While voice-enabled assistants like Siri and Alexa have made the lives of millions of Americans a little easier, the software systems they run on are not great at
How Sen. Mark Warner Wants to Crack Down on Tech

How Sen. Mark Warner Wants to Crack Down on Tech

Listen to If Then by clicking the arrow on the audio player below, or get the show via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play. On this week’s If Then, Will Oremus and April
The New Way to Get People to Register to Vote Is to Trick Them Into It With Celebrity Gossip

The New Way to Get People to Register to Vote Is to Trick Them Into It With Celebrity Gossip

I know we’re all wondering how Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson’s historic breakup will affect the upcoming midterm elections. And now we have an answer, kind of: Curiosity about it may have led more
A Clock in the Sky

A Clock in the Sky

Listen to the Secret History of the Future Listen to Secret History of the Future via Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Play. In 1714, British Parliament offered a huge cash
The Many Lives of Paul Allen

The Many Lives of Paul Allen

Most of us would be lucky to be remembered by history for one thing after we die. Paul Allen, who died Monday at 65 of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, is being remembered for so many things that you could
Elizabeth Warren Has Set a Dangerous Precedent

Elizabeth Warren Has Set a Dangerous Precedent

On May 26, 2016, then-candidate Donald Trump tweeted, “I find it offensive that Goofy Elizabeth Warren, sometimes referred to as Pocahontas, pretended to be Native American to get in Harvard.” It was
Get Over the Notch

Get Over the Notch

Ever since Apple debuted the iPhone X, notches have been the bête noire of our ever-cooler, ever-bigger smartphones. Apple wasn’t the first to introduce the feature, which cuts into a phone’s
When Alexa Can’t Understand You

When Alexa Can’t Understand You

When Whitney Bailey bought an Amazon Echo, she wanted to use the hands-free calling feature in case she fell and couldn’t reach her phone. She hoped that it would offer her family some peace of mind
We’re Too Excited About MDMA’s Potential for Treating PTSD

We’re Too Excited About MDMA’s Potential for Treating PTSD

By the 1970s, the cultural zeitgeist around LSD was such that, despite nearly three decades of serious research touting the drug’s medical potential and its integral involvement in the discovery of
Keeping Your Wedding Guests Off Social Media Is Basically Hopeless. Just Ask Princess Eugenie.

Keeping Your Wedding Guests Off Social Media Is Basically Hopeless. Just Ask Princess Eugenie.

Poor Princess Eugenie. Not only did the news of Meghan Markle’s pregnancy totally steal the thunder of her wedding weekend, but guests also seem to have flouted her big day’s much-vaunted
When Can the Government Shoot Down Civilian Drones?

When Can the Government Shoot Down Civilian Drones?

The Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2018 is not the most exciting-sounding piece of legislation in the world. The 1,200-page bill, which funds the FAA through 2023 and covers
Would You Pay a Random Website 99 Cents to Find Out Who Else Paid It 99 Cents?

Would You Pay a Random Website 99 Cents to Find Out Who Else Paid It 99 Cents?

WhoPaid99Cents.com is the M.C. Escher print of websites: Its sole purpose is to charge users 99 cents to unlock a list of people who also paid the site 99 cents to look at the list of users who paid
The Facebook Hack Could Haunt Its Victims for Years to Come

The Facebook Hack Could Haunt Its Victims for Years to Come

Facebook on Friday offered a bit of good news about the massive data breach that it Sept. 28—followed by a lot of bad news. The good news is, the number of users whose accounts were hacked was 30
How to Tell Whether Your Account Was Hit by the Massive Facebook Hack

How to Tell Whether Your Account Was Hit by the Massive Facebook Hack

At the end of September, Facebook admitted that it had : It said up to 50 million Facebook users’ personal information may have stolen, and that it was investigating an additional 40 million accounts
How Much Could Jamal Khashoggi’s Apple Watch Tell Us About His Disappearance?

How Much Could Jamal Khashoggi’s Apple Watch Tell Us About His Disappearance?

Last week, Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi went missing after entering a Saudi consulate in Turkey to procure a document he needed to marry his fiancée. She waited outside, but he never came
Facebook Purged a Ton of Political Spam—From Americans, Not Russians

Facebook Purged a Ton of Political Spam—From Americans, Not Russians

On Thursday, Facebook shared that the company had banned more than 800 accounts and pages for violating its policies on spam and flooding the platform with links to pages that appear to be