Why We Need To Return To The Moon

Why We Need To Return To The Moon

The original Moon landing was seen as a publicity stunt during the Cold War by politicians and voters. But that doesn’t mean the future of space exploration is more publicity stunts.

Trump Has A Legally Dubious Plan To Turn Social Media Into His Propaganda Arm

Trump Has A Legally Dubious Plan To Turn Social Media Into His Propaganda Arm

Fed up with a lack of social media engagement they demand, Trump and right-wing trolls want to force tech companies to obey their whims by abusing FCC’s powers.

Where Do Sites Like 8Chan Go If No One Wants To Host Them?

Where Do Sites Like 8Chan Go If No One Wants To Host Them?

Just because 8chan is down now doesn’t mean it’s gone forever. It may end up among the web’s deepest, darkest gathering spaces for the world’s most unsavory people.

The Real Reason Republicans Enable Trump

The Real Reason Republicans Enable Trump

Republicans look at Trump and don’t see a racist authoritarian defiling the presidency. They see the bedrock of their base distilled into a single person.

Facebook Wants To Read Your Mind, Literally

Facebook Wants To Read Your Mind, Literally

Facebook is now funding research into reading the signals produced by your brain. Calling this a disaster would be sugarcoating it.

How The GOP Became The Party That Cried Socialism

How The GOP Became The Party That Cried Socialism

The GOP attacks policies that help people as socialism while serving the 1%. They've destroyed countless attempts to fix the problems they’re exacerbating.

The Future Is Here And The GOP Is Letting It Crush Their Base

The Future Is Here And The GOP Is Letting It Crush Their Base

Clinging to the past while artificial intelligence takes millions of jobs is a recipe for disaster. But that’s the path the GOP and their base have chosen.

How GOP Boomers Killed The Dream Of Being An Astronaut

How GOP Boomers Killed The Dream Of Being An Astronaut

Kids today don’t want to be astronauts. They want to be athletes, teachers, and YouTubers. You can thank the boomers bashing those kids on social media for that.

How Social Media Can Fight Deepfakes

How Social Media Can Fight Deepfakes

Researchers keep finding ways to flag fake videos and manipulated photos. Social media platforms need to start integrating those tools into their software.

Democrats Need To Reverse Engineer Republican Gaslighting

Democrats Need To Reverse Engineer Republican Gaslighting

In order to understand how we got here, Democrats should analyze the tactics GOP strategists used to lead the Republican base into an alternate reality.

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