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Ideas

Checkout this section for Articles & Videos published about different Ideas for future advancements in various industries.

Checkout this section for Articles & Videos published about different Ideas for future advancements in various industries.

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Biden Faces a Steep Challenge to Unite Democracies on Tech

With tech policy, sorting the world into democratic and authoritarian buckets is far trickier than it soun...


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I Woke Up to Australia's Newsless News Feed

For now, Facebook has walked back its clumsy surprise ban on news content. But the social media giant has made clear: It can take news away aga...


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Facebook’s Petty Unfriending of Australia

There are real flaws in the country’s proposed law to make platforms pay for news, but the social media giant’s protest doesn’t address th...


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The Energy Sector Must Prepare for More Extreme Weather

Energy plants, like those in Texas, don’t guard against events that are perceived to be exceedingly rare. That’s no longer an opti...


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The Grim Consequences of a Misleading Study on Disinformation

An influential study relies too heavily on news media reporting—which has only recently acknowledged the social media manipulation problem at a...


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What My Dialup Youth Taught Me About Sex and the Internet

The first generation of girls to grow up on the internet are now parents themselves. That might mean a new approach to sex educati...


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A Case Against the Peeping Tom Theory of Privacy

Yes, it's creepy when companies can track your every move. But that's not the only probl...


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Authoritarian Regimes Could Exploit Cries of ‘Deepfake’

Identifying doctored videos is essential. But assuming everything is faked allows autocrats to cast doubt on real videos of their violen...


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New York City’s Surveillance Battle Offers National Lessons

A lack of police transparency highlights how citizens need to remain vigilant to take back control over their priva...


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Hackers, Mason Jars, and the Science of DIY Shrooms

The history of home cultivation methods of Psilocybe is more connected to early internet culture than you'd thi...


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The Secret, Essential Geography of the Office

A workplace has its own informal cardinal directions: elevatorward, kitchenward, bathroomward. It's a map we sha...


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How Choreography Can Help Robots Come Alive

Dance and robotics rarely overlap. But if they did, it could make robots seem less like industrial contrivances, and more like empathetic bein...


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Sad QAnon Followers Are at a Precarious Pivot Point

Disillusioned after Biden was sworn in, conspiracy theorists could now be swayed back to reality by conservatives and family members—or toward darker fring...


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On the Capitalist Internet, Even Celebs Join the Gig Economy

Gimmicky message services like Cameo treat goodwill as a friendly contagion, something anyone can catch and spread. Just don’t let the money run o...


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The Line Between Digital Trade and Security Is Always Blurry

Internet regulators around the world conflate the two, which strains international relatio...


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Banning White Supremacy Isn’t Censorship, It’s Accountability

Claiming that deplatforming racists violates First Amendment rights shows a distorted understanding of how speech, race, and power work onli...


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What the Arab Spring Can Teach Us About GameStop

Ten years ago, democracy protesters used social media to organize against an oppressor. But ultimately, the powerful came out ahe...


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Online Harassment Toward Women Is Getting Even More Insidious

From coded memes to deepfake porn, abusive disinformation campaigns are sliding past moderation tools. Platforms, Congress, and employers need to help women fight ba...