Hundreds of Americans Planted 'Chinese Mystery Seeds'
What I learned by reading thousands of internal emails about the Chinese mystery seeds.
Trump Declares TikTok a 'National Emergency,' Officially Moves to Ban it
The executive order would make American 'transactions' with TikTok illegal in 45 days.
Silicon Valley Elite Discuss Journalists Having Too Much Power in Private App
In leaked audio from an invite-only app, venture capitalists pondered everything they think is wrong with journalism.
Did a Barista Put a Tampon in a Cop's Frappuccino? An Investigation
"LAPD one looks like it was sitting in a coffee cup for a week on someone's dashboard."
How Is Twitter Going to Moderate These Voice Recordings?
Audio recordings are notoriously difficult to moderate, and Twitter already has a harassment and white supremacist problem.
It’s Time to Archive the Internet Archive
Publishers are suing the Internet Archive for its emergency library, putting the whole project in danger.
Amazon Puts 1-Year Ban on Police Use of its Biased Facial Recognition Software
"Rekognition" has been shown time and time again to be ineffective and biased. Rather than shelving it altogether, Amazon is putting a one-year moratorium on police use of it.
The Police Are Gaslighting Us
Reformers said body cameras and video evidence would stop police brutality. Instead, we're being told to not believe our own eyes.
This Sudoku Solve Made Me Cry
'The Miracle' isn't just a puzzle, it is high art.
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Archivists Frantically Hunt Footage of 1999 Super Smash Bros. Boxing Match
The best we have right now are low-res screenshots of Mario fighting Donkey Kong from an ancient internet livestream.
Amazon VP Resigns, Calls Company ‘Chickenshit’ for Firing Protesting Workers
Tim Bray says the company has become 'toxic' and the firings are 'designed to create a climate of fear.'
UFO Videos ‘Only Scratch the Surface’ of What the Pentagon Knows, Harry Reid Says
The former Senate Majority Leader says the "American people deserve to be informed" about UFOs.