Technology

Elon Musk during the Cannes Lions International Festival Of Creativity 2024.

It’s Official: Silicon Valley Is Fully MAGA-Pilled It’s Official: Silicon Valley Is Fully MAGA-Pilled

The tech industry is falling over itself to embrace Trump and J.D. Vance. It’s a mask-off moment.

Jul 18, 2024 / Jacob Silverman

A game controller at the EA Sports NHL23 World Championships on June 27, 2023, in Nashville, Tennessee.

Can Video Games Help Us Beat Climate Change? Can Video Games Help Us Beat Climate Change?

The $160 billion industry has a massive carbon footprint, yet climate organizations are increasingly recognizing video games as an avenue for education and impact.

Jul 8, 2024 / StudentNation / Ilana Cohen

The Roberts Supreme Court’s Decision on Netchoice Was Righteous

The Roberts Supreme Court’s Decision on Netchoice Was Righteous The Roberts Supreme Court’s Decision on Netchoice Was Righteous

No, that is not a typo. Amid the deluge this week, Big Tech didn't get what it wanted. And the court left open the possibility that we might get social media regulation right.

Jul 2, 2024 / Zephyr Teachout

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Venture Capitalists Are Gunning for New Frontiers in Techno-War Venture Capitalists Are Gunning for New Frontiers in Techno-War

These corporate promoters of a new way of war view themselves as a new breed of patriots, ready and able to successfully confront the military challenges of the future.

Jun 26, 2024 / William D. Hartung

Paige Avila cools off her brother Eric Avila in Massachusetts in a 2012 heat wave.

With Air-Conditioning, Have We Passed the Point of No Return? With Air-Conditioning, Have We Passed the Point of No Return?

Consider it the feedback loop from hell: The greenhouse gas emissions air-conditioning releases ensure that we will continue to rely on it.

Jun 17, 2024 / Stan Cox

Elon Musk speaks at the Milken Institute's Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, on May 6, 2024.

Elon Musk’s Creepy Workplace Is Techno-Feudalism in Action Elon Musk’s Creepy Workplace Is Techno-Feudalism in Action

Multiple harassment allegations illuminate why the tech mogul has embraced Trumpism.

Jun 14, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Cars move slowly through traffic in midtown Manhattan on June 6, 2024.

Has NY Governor Kathy Hochul Killed Congestion Pricing For Good? Has NY Governor Kathy Hochul Killed Congestion Pricing For Good?

Or just until after the election? Either way, she’s blown a $15 billion hole in the MTA budget, leaving New Yorkers with overcrowded streets, filthy air, and an underfunded subwa...

Jun 11, 2024 / Ross Barkan

Steve Schwarzman speaking to students

Why Plutocrats Are Rallying to Trump Why Plutocrats Are Rallying to Trump

Civic lessons won’t sway America’s oligarchs. Instead, we need forthright economic populism to bring them to heel.

Jun 10, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Prentice Penny was joined on stage by showrunner Joie Jacoby and producer Jason Parham for a Q&A, moderated by Van Lathan.

Black Twitter’s Homegoing Black Twitter’s Homegoing

A new Hulu docuseries about Black Twitter wants to be a tribute piece to Black millennial intellectual and creative output. But what it becomes is something else entirely.

May 17, 2024 / Hanna Phifer

Hundreds of protestors including Google workers are gathered in front of Google's San Francisco offices and shut down traffic at One Market Street block on Thursday evening, demanding an end to its work with the Israeli government, and to protest Israeli attacks on Gaza, in San Francisco, California, United States on December 14, 2023.

Google Fired Us for Protesting Its Complicity in the War on Gaza. But We Won’t Be Silenced. Google Fired Us for Protesting Its Complicity in the War on Gaza. But We Won’t Be Silenced.

We have been demanding that Google cut its ties to Israel’s apartheid government for years, and we’re not stopping now.

Apr 29, 2024 / Mohammad Khatami, Zelda Montes, and Kate Sim

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