The US Needs “Civic Social Networks” Where Elected Officials and the Public Can Engage

Citizens can tweet airlines with questions and feedback. US Representative Rick Crawford wonders why they can't do the same with their elected officials.

January 2, 2018

You’re Not Crazy if You Believe in UFOs. Let’s Discuss in Scientific Terms.

The stigma gets in the way, but perhaps that’s for good reason.

December 20, 2017

Guardians of the Future: The FCC Commissioner is Working to Delay the Net Neutrality Vote

Major players join forces to delay the possible end of the internet as we know it.

December 5, 2017

The Internet Has Altered the Meaning of “Truth” and “Trust”

Thanks to technology, mistrust spreads "like a virus."

November 27, 2017

Are Engineers Responsible for the Consequences of Their Algorithms?

The software can ID partially covered faces, making it potentially useful for persecuting dissidents.

September 8, 2017

Donald Trump Is Dropping Climate Change Impact From Governmental Reviews

The executive order will remove the consideration of climate change in policy decisions.

March 20, 2017

Recently Proposed Legislation is Set to Push Species to the Brink of Extinction

How will we protect threatened and endangered species?

February 5, 2017

The White House Now Has a Plan for Handling an Asteroid Disaster

NASA and the US Government work together to prepare for a possible asteroid impact.

January 7, 2017

Canada Appoints Kirsty Duncan as Country’s First Minister of Science

Canada appoints a dedicated Minister of Science to focus on scientific research free from commercial interests.

November 8, 2015
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