Exploring bleeding edge experiments, oddities, new and bizarre dicoveries, and fact-checking conspiracy theories since 2008. No question is out of bounds and no topic is too strange for a deep dive.
The bad news is that we can't wipe offensive speech and trolls off the web. The good news is that trolls tend to turn on each other quickly.
Foreign policy wonks want tech companies to battle censorship with the devices they sell to foreign countries. Unfortunately, they can't defeat math, even for a noble cause.
Governments censoring, filtering, and manipulating the internet, so hot right now.
PROTECT IP and SOPA aren't just threatening to gut the internet under the guise of fighting piracy, they're giving cranks and quacks a powerful new weapon ripe for abuse against their critics.
Helicopter parents seem to believe that if kids can't learn about sex, they won't experiment with it. Statistically, they're risking their kids' long term health for their own peace of mind.
China wants its citizens connected to the internet. Just not the kind of internet where their daily propaganda blitz could be questioned with the click of a mouse...