Some question the ethics of sanctions aimed at cancelling Russian art and culture and punishing ordinary citizens.
Is there victory in defeat?
Elon Musk's successful bid to take over Twitter has fragmented the internet along predictably partisan lines. But only time will tell whether this is a good or bad thing.
AI-generated photos, also known as synthetic media, are being used to create fake experts and journalists to spread disinformation.
"Dead" satellites aren't just space junk. They are also targets for hackers to hijack and use to broadcast misinformation.
U.S. nuclear power plants are built to survive external attacks. Even missiles or a commercial aircraft strike would not cause a meltdown or radiation leak.
Social media distorts the reality of the public sphere.
On forums, “true bitcoiners” didn’t talk about technology or crypto. Instead, they talked about trust and corruption.
In some Asian countries, what's in your blood may influence your social status.
Javelin missiles have been an effective force multiplier, the latter-day equivalent of the sling that David used against Goliath.
Russia has spent years exploring the viability of building a self-contained internet. It could soon become reality.
Spotty connectivity isn’t going to jeopardize Ukraine’s drone attacks.
Memes communicate complex ideas quickly and efficiently, but that’s precisely what makes them so dangerous.
Like witchcraft, "racecraft" refers to a kind of magical thinking — one that treats race as if it were scientifically meaningful.
Too many people still view stay-at-home dads as feckless deadbeats, but their acceptance is an important step toward gender equality.
Recent geopolitical turning points, like Brexit and the 2016 U.S. presidential election, were chapters in a story that extends decades back in world history.
Russia's cyberattacks against Ukraine have been prolific and ongoing for several years. The future of war may begin in cyberspace.
The rhetorical fallout is greater than the radioactive fallout.
When actual people correct misinformation online, it can be as effective, if not more so, as when a social media company labels something as questionable.
Want to delete your social media, but can’t bring yourself to do it? Here are some ways to take that step
Step one, start with a trial separation.
Altos Labs, a new biotech firm with $3 billion in funding, has announced plans to combat aging. But what does that mean for human life span, exactly?
In "Off the Edge", journalist Kelly Weill dives down the strange rabbit hole of the flat-Earther community.
In theory, history is the sum of everything that ever happened; in practice, it’s a story we tell ourselves to make sense of and justify our actions in the present.
As the demonstrations grew, so did the internet service disruptions.