Just as the folks here on the East Coast are about to bid adieu to the work day, we get this: Washington State Senator Joe Fain proudly tweeting that he's eating his leaky breakfast burrito in a Sesame Street diaper.
Just what is this Ethereum thing? Will it really make our current monetary system obsolete? Are we all gonna be rich? The answer is, well, just maybe.
YouTube as a website and community bursts with positivity and good vibes. It’s also a cesspool of divisive discourse, which can sometimes turn into harassment. You’ll find all that and more at VidCon.
A trove of internal documents sheds light on the algorithms that Facebook’s censors use to differentiate between hate speech and legitimate political expression.
Computer systems from Ukraine to the United States were struck on Tuesday in an international cyberattack that was similar to a recent assault that crippled tens of thousands of machines worldwide.
The Chaos Computer Club, a multigenerational army of activists, has made the country’s democracy a lot tougher to undermine.
The social headline. You know what we're talking about: "You Won't Believe What Happened Next"; "10 Stunning Photos That Will Melt Your Heart"; etc. They're all over your Facebook feed, and they're there because they work.
We were promised a showdown at high noon. Instead, Washington DC was host to two pitifully-attended competing rallies this Sunday, followed by a Twitter slapfight between two 39-year-old men.
Twenty years ago today the Supreme Court issued a landmark decision and unanimously overturned congressional legislation that made it unlawful to transmit "indecent" material on the Internet if that content could be viewed by minors.
You'll pay more for .pizza than .beer — and for some reason, both cost more than .news
The premise of the meme is that everything you love on the internet will one day let you down.
It's a provision called Section 702, it's not as limited as supporters say — and this year Congress has a chance to scale it back.
Netflix may have overestimated the public's appetite for interactive storytelling.
Thousands of workers face unemployment as retailers struggle to adapt to online shopping. But even as e-commerce grows, it isn’t absorbing these workers.
When you were a kid, the floor was just lava. Now it's way more complicated.
For every crowdfunding success story, there are hundreds of failures.
Google's Project Zero is securing the Internet on its own terms. Is that a problem?
Comcast "systematically destroyed" an ISP with 229 customers, lawsuit claims.
When you die, you won’t just leave behind your 401k, your belongings, and your life insurance. You’ll leave your Facebook photos, the embarrassing emails you wouldn't want anyone but your best friend to read, and the meme tweets you might not want to survive you, too.
The Gopher protocol, invented at the University of Minnesota in 1991, isn't supported by the modern web basically at all. But despite this, it lingers on, a quarter century from its peak. Here's how.
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