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Why Facebook Can't Fix Fake News
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Why Facebook Can't Fix Fake News

Imagine going on Facebook and finding no political posts—just your friends and their updates.

How Tim Cook Aims to Profit from Protecting Privacy
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How Tim Cook Aims to Profit from Protecting Privacy

Would you stop buying Apple's products if it decided to help the FBI open a terrorist's iPhone?

Computer Programming Is a Dying Art
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Computer Programming Is a Dying Art

Writing code is a terrible way for humans to instruct computers.

Why the Black Box on Airplanes Needs to Go Away
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Why the Black Box on Airplanes Needs to Go Away

In another 10 years, the very idea of a "black box" flight data recorder on an airliner will seem as naive and outdated as a smoking section.

What's the Nsa Going to Do With Your Data?
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What's the Nsa Going to Do With Your Data?

We are all Angela Merkel.

Who Needs Humans?
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Who Needs Humans?

Amid all the job losses of the Great Recession, there is one category of worker that the economic disruption has been good for: nonhumans.

Google's Marissa Mayer
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Google's Marissa Mayer

Who says you have to be a guy to be a geek? This Google senior executive is teaching a new generation that femininity and technology are a winning formula.

Friends Without Benefits
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Friends Without Benefits

The Valley used to be a place run by scientists and engineers, people like Robert Noyce, the Ph.D. physicist who helped invent the integrated circuit and cofounded...

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A Conversation With Google

Google CEO Eric Schmidt has long defended his company's decision to do business in China despite the restrictions that Beijing imposes on Internet freedom. Nevertheless...
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