Jordan Pearson

Tech news

Cryptocurrency Scams Have Plagued Twitter for Years

Wednesday's massive Twitter hack wasn't the first time the platform has grappled with cryptocurrency scams or compromised verified accounts. Far from it.
Kevin Truong
Jordan Pearson
7.16.20
Tech news

Someone Mysteriously Sent Almost $1 Billion in Bitcoin

An unknown person or entity just sent a whole lot of money while hiding in plain sight.
Jordan Pearson
6.30.20
labor

NYPD Arrested an Essential Delivery Worker After Curfew

Essential worker status didn't stop the man from being detained by police on video while delivering food for DoorDash-owned Caviar.
Jordan Pearson
6.5.20
DRONES

Customs and Border Protection Is Flying a Predator Drone Over Minneapolis

The surveillance drone is flying in a circle above the city, which has broken out in protests over the police killing of George Floyd.
Jason Koebler
Joseph Cox
Jordan Pearson
5.29.20
Tech news

Fake News About Mark Zuckerberg Goes Viral After Anti-Fact Checking Comments

After Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg disagreed with Twitter's decision to fact check the president, misinformation about him was shared widely on the internet, including his own platform.
Jordan Pearson
5.29.20
Section 230

Trump’s Executive Order Could Ruin the Internet Over a Twitter Beef

Trump's ongoing tantrum about about Twitter fact checking has led to an executive order that seeks to clarify section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.
Jordan Pearson
Jason Koebler
5.28.20
Tech news

SpaceX's Historic Crewed ISS Launch Postponed After Dramatic Day

The launch, which would have been the first from American soil since 2011 and heralded a new era of private sector space flight, was postponed after a tense day that included a tornado warning.
Becky Ferreira
Jordan Pearson
5.27.20
Tech news

Tulsa, Oklahoma Unveiled a 7-Story-Tall Statue of Elon Musk

The Golden Driller is Oklahoma's state monument and represents an oil worker. Now, it's a 75-foot-tall idol representing Elon Musk.
Jordan Pearson
5.22.20
Games Opinion

Final Fantasy VII Remake's Pre-Rendered Skyboxes Are Flawed, and Perfect

Midgar's cyberpunk-fantasy greebling is awesome to behold, but fuzzy and flawed. The tension reflects what this game is all about.
Jordan Pearson
5.22.20
Coronavirus

A Quarter of the Most Popular COVID-19 YouTube Videos Are Misleading: Study

A new study found that YouTube videos viewed more than 60 million times contained misleading information about coronavirus, raising questions about social media companies' role in stemming misinformation during a crisis.
Jordan Pearson
5.15.20
Games Opinion

Animal Crossing’s Stalk Market, Much Like the Real Stock Market, Is Ruining Everything

The only things worth caring about are turnips. My neighbors are wondering where I am. A bucolic getaway has turned into something darker.
Jordan Pearson
5.14.20
Games News

You Must Play the Trippy 1998 PlayStation Game 'LSD: Dream Emulator'

The cult game, which has the player wander through an increasingly bizarre dreamscape, has finally been translated into English after more than 20 years.
Jordan Pearson
5.12.20
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