As it turns out, hacking an election isn't as hard as you'd think.
- A group of hackers has demonstrated that many common voting machines are easily compromised.
- The group presented their findings to Congress, where election security is increasingly a serious concern.
- The question of how secure voting machines are isn't new, but the current political climate gives it new meaning.
How can Innovation Central not manage to solve its own sprawling homelessness?
- The housing crisis in California has reached new heights, with more than 100,000 people without homes.
- To some, the dichotomy between the innovation the state is known for and its denizens ongoing inability to solve the problem is boggling.
- A couple of famous philosophers can show us how this problem isn't actually as odd as it seems.
Americans' inability to agree on what is true and what is false is a problem for democracy.
But some say the settlement is a slap on the wrist.
- The Federal Trade Commission and New York's attorney general reached an agreement with Google in which YouTube must pay a fine and bolster protections for children's privacy on its platform.
- Now, YouTube creators who created child-directed content will have to designate videos as such, and personalized ads will no longer be allowed on such content.
- YouTube said these changes will take place in about four months.
There's fairness, and then there's craziness.
- There's no dispute that climate change is real and we're causing it.
- Climate coverage coverage gives non-expert outsized influence.
- Non-scientists with mere opinions get as much or more exposure as experts.