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The science of subversion
Don't ever stop ruthlessly criticizing everything that exists. It's the only way we'll survive
The National Security Agency may be about to gain access to the phone calls and Internet activities of millions
Free, accessible, and dangerous? Hardly.
Has the whole idea of world-changing technology finally become nothing more than an advertising jingle?
The United States' only feminist sci-fi convention grows ever larger
Where science meets science fiction
Wikipedia can't save us
Increasing constraints on freedom to innovate with technology cloud the Web's future
Grand Theft Auto 4 -- intriguing, elaborate, disturbing, and disturbed
Just as the Web is making it easier for crowds to collaborate, the Web is also making it simple for mobs to crush free expression
It's much easier to burn a book
No room for the little guy in Big Web?
Thomas Beattie isn't the first -- so why's he getting all the credit?
My glee in the destruction of my own spoken language isn't entirely inspired by knowing language history
Why divide a gregarious social space into meaningless factions?
Are we still so Victorian that we think it's bad to pay large amounts for a few hours of skin-time?
Each of these kinds of protests has its correlates in the real world: the symbolic prank, the grassroots protest, and the angry editorial
In the future, your infamy will not be remembered. Is that comforting?
Science is crucial to the management of the nation, and without it we're no better than a medieval kingdom
Sure, we know it's not packed with cool aliens, but we haven't realized that hunkering down on another planet isn't going to solve our basic problems as humans
Poking is just the beginning
A mysterious satellite falls, and Asia blacks out
Privacy, spying telcos, and the Protect America Act