In today’s global surveillance state, American moles aren’t spying for a foreign power, but for us.
A dispatch from the conference of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems.
When the FBI hires hackers and hacking tools, it’s because they don’t have any other choice.
The NSA isn’t the only government agency exploiting technology to make privacy obsolete.
E-readers, texting, book trailers, and Twitter are not only changing the possibilities for writing, but also what it means to be a writer.
A conversation between poets about writing place, time, technology, and transformation.
The singer-songwriter talks with Dave Evans about her new label, the “protest album,” and her cats.
Will the GOP team up with Wal-Mart’s data specialist?
The Nation columnist and law professor on dissent, privatization, and the future of racial equity.
The co-founder of Digital Democracy on how activists can use technology to respond to problems—from natural disasters to violence against women.
How should the writer respond to social media?
The professor and critic turns to technology explosions past—think typewriters, gramophones, and radios—to map the modern intersections of information and art.
The info-sharing of early arcade game enthusiasts mimicked the scientific method. Now, video games and collective intelligence could change the way we approach science, shared problems, and school.
Political theorist Jodi Dean probes the contradictions and traps of nonstop information.
The ascension of science in so many facets of our everyday lives has not sparked a revitalization of belief in the power of reason.
Drone technology has long been touted as the future of warfare, but should we believe the hype?