Reading Time: 8 minutes When the music’s over, turn out the lights. (The Doors, 1967, available on Spotify.)
Reading Time: 8 minutes Posting about sensitive topics on social media is a risky business.
Reading Time: 8 minutes The Sierra Club and Planned Parenthood of NY dismantle their own Monuments.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Fed up with overpriced, lousy, or nonexistent broadband service? There may be better choices than private telecom providers.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Your online devices may be broadcasting more about you than even your psychiatrist knows — and this private information is being used by people who want your business, your money, your vote, and much more.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Scientists have linked being rocked all night to better sleep, even for grown-ups.
Reading Time: 2 minutes It sounds odd, but algae is being harnessed to reduce instances of algal bloom growing in lakes and reservoirs.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Researchers are working on transferring bioluminescence to trees and giving houseplants traits to warn owners of harm. What could possibly go wrong?
Reading Time: 10 minutes Computers are like a black box — we don’t really know what they’re up to inside. A series of recently discovered vulnerabilities only drives home the point, and further calls into question the US’s reliance on electronic voting systems.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Playing upon employers’ desires for greater “employee engagement” and more quantitative rationales for hiring decisions and performance appraisals, a new generation of employee surveillance and analytic technologies is creating advanced ways for managers to pick out the high-performers from the rest of their workforce.