Apple Is Killing Some iPhones Repaired by Third Parties. But There’s Sort of a Good Reason.
The Search for Schizophrenia GenesLarger and larger samples are showing smaller and smaller effect sizes. What does this mean for drug development, clinical practice, and our view of mental illness?
A University Hack Exposed 63,000 Social Security Numbers. Face, Meet Palm.
Europe’s Brand-New Data Transfer Agreement With the U.S. Is Already Drawing Criticism
Future Tense Newsletter: A Hypothetical Climate
This Company Waited More Than a Decade for People to Get Serious About Virtual Reality
What’s the Deal With Algorithms?Your 101 guide to the computer codes that are shaping the ways we live.
How Technology Is Helping the Blind Navigate the Physical WorldSimply navigating her campus used to be exhausting for this visually impaired professor. She’s trying to change that.
Oregon Trail’s Co-Creator Didn’t Make Much Money. He Should Have Chosen to Be a Banker.
Could Climate Change Amplify the Zika Outbreak?One day, yes. But the U.S. is almost certainly safe for now.
This Is Not the Fourth Industrial Revolution The meaningless phrase got tossed around a lot at this year’s World Economic Forum.
How Much Do You Know About Geoengineering?Take our Futurography quiz!
GOP Debates Use Magical Internet Tools to Discover What Matters to Voters
A Computer Has Beaten a Human Champion at Go. What Next?
Ben Carson’s Cybersecurity Plan Is Terrible. But At Least He Has One.
Here’s How to Stream the Super Bowl Even if You Don’t Have a Cable Login
The FAA Plan to Prevent A Modern-Day “Fan Man” from Crashing the Super Bowl
The Ethical Data ScientistPeople have too much trust in numbers to be intrinsically objective.
The Dutch Have Devised the Best Drone Defense System: Trained Eagles
Body-Worn Cameras Alone Won’t Bring Transparency to the Border PatrolThe agency’s historical lack of transparency suggests that without good policies, the cameras will become another tool for surveillance.
Now Streaming on Netflix: A Fantastic Political Thriller on Climate Change
Your Algorithms Cheat Sheet Who are the leading thinkers in algorithms? What are the big ethical debates? And what’s procedural generation?
It’s the Beginning of the End for CFL Bulbs
Deploying Technology to Rescue the Past: A Future Tense Event Recap
Why Proposed State Bans on Phone Encryption Are Moronic
How a Celebrity’s Silly Belief in Flat Earth Can Be Useful
Tell Us What You Think About GeoengineeringAll month, we’ve run pieces on tinkering with the climate to stop climate change. Now we want to hear from you.
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One Way Geoengineering Might Get StartedIn this excerpt from The Planet Remade, Oliver Morton imagines that a group of countries threatened by climate change go rogue.