articles tagged: news
when the world desperately needs an adult
# tech

when the world desperately needs an adult

Technology didn't build the post-truth world. We did. And we're the only ones capable of returning to reality.

seriously facebook, just quit the news biz
# tech

seriously facebook, just quit the news biz

Facebook can't fix its fake news problem because the damage is already done and mitigating it means jeopardizing its primary draw for users.

crank magnetism, spotted in the wild by newsweek
# space

crank magnetism, spotted in the wild by newsweek

Newsweek covers a conspiracy theory that seemed created solely for the sake of creating a conspiracy.

wait, you get your science news from where?
# science

wait, you get your science news from where?

A longform article on GMOs in Elle demonstrates why you really shouldn't be getting your scientific advice from fashion magazines.

newspapers say we don’t read them, or need to
# tech

newspapers say we don’t read them, or need to

Newspapers are attacking online services with which they could partner out of sheer desperation.

not with a bang, but with a twitter?
# tech

not with a bang, but with a twitter?

Twitter is the new hot social network in the news. That means it's next in line to be blamed for the downfall of humanity.