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The Week in Tech: Why Californians Have Better Privacy Protections

The Week in Tech: Why Californians Have Better Privacy Protections

While Congress has stalled on new privacy bills, a real estate developer is pushing for broader data rights in the Golden State.
MacArthur Foundation Announces 26 ‘Genius’ Grant Winners

MacArthur Foundation Announces 26 ‘Genius’ Grant Winners

This year’s fellows include artists, writers, scientists, urban designers, community activists and others who have demonstrated “extraordinary originality.”
MacArthur Foundation Announces 26 ‘Genius’ Grant Winners

MacArthur Foundation Announces 26 ‘Genius’ Grant Winners

This year’s fellows include artists, writers, scientists, urban designers, community activists and others who have demonstrated “extraordinary originality.”
MacArthur Foundation Announces 26 ‘Genius’ Grant Winners

MacArthur Foundation Announces 26 ‘Genius’ Grant Winners

This year’s fellows include artists, writers, scientists, urban designers, community activists and others who have demonstrated “extraordinary originality.”
Director of M.I.T.’s Media Lab Resigns After Taking Money From Jeffrey Epstein

Director of M.I.T.’s Media Lab Resigns After Taking Money From Jeffrey Epstein

Joichi Ito had acknowledged taking $525,000 for the lab from Mr. Epstein, as well as more than $1 million for his own investment funds.
Director of M.I.T.’s Media Lab Resigns After Taking Money From Jeffrey Epstein

Director of M.I.T.’s Media Lab Resigns After Taking Money From Jeffrey Epstein

Joichi Ito had acknowledged taking $525,000 for the lab from Mr. Epstein, as well as more than $1 million for his own investment funds.
The Markup, a Tech News Site, Reinstalls Its Fired Editor as Part of a Fresh Start

The Markup, a Tech News Site, Reinstalls Its Fired Editor as Part of a Fresh Start

After a period of turbulence, a nonprofit news start-up created as a technology industry watchdog says it is rebooting with Julia Angwin back at the helm.
Ebony’s Photo Archives Were on the Verge of Being Hidden Away Forever. Now They Will Be Made Public.

Ebony’s Photo Archives Were on the Verge of Being Hidden Away Forever. Now They Will Be Made Public.

The collection, auctioned to a group of foundations, includes more than 4 million prints and negatives. They will be accessible to researchers and the public.
A Conversation With...: Gregg Gonsalves Blends Activism and Science

A Conversation With...: Gregg Gonsalves Blends Activism and Science

Gregg Gonsalves, an epidemiologist at the Yale School of Public Health. "I wanted to marry activism to science."
Editorial Observer: Everyone Needs Legal Help. That Doesn’t Mean Everyone Needs a Lawyer.

Editorial Observer: Everyone Needs Legal Help. That Doesn’t Mean Everyone Needs a Lawyer.

Rebecca Sandefur has spent years considering the question of whether all legal problems require lawyers.
MacArthur Foundation Announces 25 New ‘Genius’ Fellowships

MacArthur Foundation Announces 25 New ‘Genius’ Fellowships

Okwui Okpokwasili, a choreographer and performer from New York, won one of 25 MacArthur “genius” fellowships.
Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Leaving The Atlantic

Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Leaving The Atlantic

Ta-Nehisi Coates in his New York City apartment in 2017.
Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Leaving The Atlantic

Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Leaving The Atlantic

Ta-Nehisi Coates in his New York City apartment in 2017.
Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Leaving The Atlantic

Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Leaving The Atlantic

Ta-Nehisi Coates in his New York City apartment in 2017.
MacArthur Grant Will Create ‘Sesame Street’ for Syrian Refugees

MacArthur Grant Will Create ‘Sesame Street’ for Syrian Refugees

Puppeteers setting props for a new Afghan character for “Sesame Street” earlier this year. Sesame Workshop will send Muppets to the Middle East to help educate displaced children.
A MacArthur ‘Genius’ on Overcoming Modern Farm Slavery

A MacArthur ‘Genius’ on Overcoming Modern Farm Slavery

Greg Asbed, a labor activist in Florida, was awarded a $625,000 MacArthur fellowship last week.
A MacArthur ‘Genius’ on Overcoming Modern Farm Slavery

A MacArthur ‘Genius’ on Overcoming Modern Farm Slavery

Greg Asbed, a labor activist in Florida, was awarded a $625,000 MacArthur fellowship last week.
MacArthur Foundation Names 2017 ‘Genius’ Grant Winners

MacArthur Foundation Names 2017 ‘Genius’ Grant Winners

Rhiannon Giddens, performing in the auditorium at Sing Sing in February. She is among the 24 people chosen as 2017 fellows of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
MacArthur Foundation Names 2017 ‘Genius’ Grant Winners

MacArthur Foundation Names 2017 ‘Genius’ Grant Winners

Rhiannon Giddens, performing in the auditorium at Sing Sing in February. She is among the 24 people chosen as 2017 fellows of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.