Non-fungible tokens for art can seem a lot like Tulipmania. But distinct digital tokens have real use cases for things like online address management.
"When I started my blog," says journalist Yoani Sánchez, "it was like an exorcism of something that was inside of me."
Part two of a four-part series on the history of the cypherpunk movement
Watch part one of a four-part documentary series about the cypherpunk movement of the 1990s.
Social distancing and lockdowns appear to be working to slow the coronavirus pandemic.
Legal scholar Jeff Kosseff wanted to write a "biography" of Section 230, the law that immunizes websites and ISPs from a lot of legal actions. He fears he has written its obituary.
There's no reason for alarm (yet) over a Facebook data "breach" that benefited a firm with ties to Trump's campaign.
The FCC is designed to protect incumbents, enrich politicians, and screw consumers, says economist Thomas Hazlett.
Dissidents are using USB drives to smuggle information into authoritarian regimes.
The NSA opportunistically hoards and deploys powerful bugs that make everyone less secure online.
ACLU alarmed at idea that every bit of public info might feed into these high-tech "credit scores" that will define Chinese citizens' lives.
The shutdown of sex-sales site Redbook made life more ignorant and dangerous.
Proposals call for $15 million to eliminate unneeded state occupational licenses, but $500 million to develop new credentials and training program.
A Retiree Digitizes 27 Million Old Newspaper Pages in His Living Room (and Libraries Fight to Catch Up)
A wonderful new web portal for searching the old Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
Improving people's employment opportunities without giving the state a cut. What were you thinking?
"The priests, the pundits, the politicians and the generals" who create positive change.
U.S. high-tech companies are using the H-1B program to cripple their Indian competitors
If you've got a million dollars, maybe they'll tell you about them