In May 2016, a Facebook page called Heart of Texas urged its nearly 254,000 followers to rise up against what it considered to be an urgent cultural menace.
The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 9, 2017
When the owner of an automated Tesla was killed in a crash last year, the carmaker's founder, Elon Musk, urged journalists to peer into the future.
The New York Times From ACM Opinion | October 16, 2017
Chastened by criticism that Facebook had turned a blind eye to Russia's manipulation of the social network to interfere in the 2016 election, the company's executives...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | September 25, 2017
What does it take to advertise on Facebook to people who openly call themselves "Jew haters" and want to know "how to burn Jews"? About $10 and 15 minutes, according...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | September 25, 2017
Law enforcement officials, technology companies and lawmakers have long tried to limit what they call the "radicalization" of young people over the internet.
The New York Times From ACM Opinion | August 23, 2017
When science fiction writers first imagined robot invasions, the idea was that bots would become smart and powerful enough to take over the world by force, whether...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | July 17, 2017
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Choe Sang-Hun, The Times's Korea correspondent who is based in Seoul...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | July 6, 2017
Odds are you need to use that phone in your pocket many times a day—and doing so leaves you no choice but to constantly relay data revealing your location and movements...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | June 8, 2017
Recently I handed over the keys to my email account to a service that promised to turn my spam-bloated inbox into a sparkling model of efficiency in just a few...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | May 10, 2017
On Tuesday afternoon, while most people were focused on the latest news from the House Intelligence Committee, the House quietly voted to undo rules that keep internet...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | March 30, 2017
Silicon Valley's luminaries woke up Wednesday morning to a darkened new global order, one that the ceaseless optimism of their tech-powered visions seemed suddenly...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 11, 2016
You probably already know that you have precious little privacy, and that shadowy data brokers have built the buying and selling of people’s personal information...Los Angeles Times From ACM Opinion | October 28, 2016
Every four years, pundits race to anoint this or that newfangled tech trend as the next disruptive force to forever alter the mechanics of American democracy.The New York Times From ACM Opinion | October 19, 2016
During his 2008 campaign, President Obama vowed to assert greater oversight of the massive surveillance apparatus built in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks, arguing...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | October 11, 2016
Google is hoping to develop its Assistant, a Siri-like technology to be included on the company's new smartphones and other products, into something like the computer...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | October 4, 2016