Future Society

Technology allows us to live longer, work less, and know more than ever before. But what will we do once most of our labor force is replaced by computers or robots? Who has the final say in how knowledge is used and who has access to it? These questions are just a snapshot of the issues we will have to face in the future. We’ll track the policies, predictions, and philosophies that are steering us into the world of tomorrow.

The app makes it easy to spread rumors that are getting Indians killed.

July 20, 2018

"It is the first time in history that security tokens can be offered and traded in a legally binding way."

July 20, 2018

About a third of Kenya's population still can't get online. That might soon change.

July 19, 2018

How does your racist aunt (or InfoWars) get away with posting so much loosely veiled propaganda?

July 18, 2018

That's about 40 percent of Google's net profit from 2017.

July 18, 2018

“The only way to make this worse would be to leave unguarded ballot boxes in Moscow and Beijing."

July 17, 2018

As 3D printing becomes increasingly accessible the question isn't "what can we print?" but "what can't we?"

July 17, 2018

Or: should I compromise my morals for an inexpensive mattress?

July 16, 2018

Taxi drivers are 73% more likely to cancel on black riders than white ones.

July 16, 2018

It really wasn't that hard.

July 16, 2018
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