The myth of brain rot from glowing rectangles
Nick Gillespie speaks with author Jordan Shapiro about his book The New Childhood
Human Rights Watch and other groups say these systems draw serious concerns.
Prohibiting businesses from going cardless ignores the choices of consumers and businesses alike.
Get food, coffee, medicine, and golf balls (if your aim is just that bad).
A love letter to getting good stuff cheaply
With big tech helping government officials to control the sharing of information, we need to support alternatives to undermine their censorious efforts.
Elizabeth Warren, Donald Trump, Tucker Carlson, and most of the 2020 presidential field agree that tech companies have too power. But maybe they don't like the competition.
Plus: Reason web-culture coverage past...introducing the millennial presidential candidate...another Seattle "sex trafficking" case based on nonsense
Jordan Shapiro's The New Childhood boldly embraces technological innovation and the interconnected world it's creating.
Plus: Russian "spy" Maria Butina, Baton Rouge cops in blackface, good news for California sex workers, and a new FDA crackdown.
Online black markets shift faster than police can respond
Attempts to control how artificial intelligence develops and is used could backfire.
J.D. Tuccille, Lisa Snell, and Rob Long discuss the democratization of everything at Reason's 50th anniversary celebration.
Yesterday's hearings didn't clarify much except that Washington is in a mood to regulate tech giants.
Australians who want to protect their data from surveillance now need to turn to extra-legal means.
Facebook Cripples Community Organizing With Overzealous Attempts to Stop Russian Trolls: Reason Roundup
Plus: Trump changes his mind about military spending and why Rand Paul hates Trump's new attorney general pick.
It's been dubbed "NYC's Anti-Airdrop Dick Pic Law," but the bill is much broader than that.
Sophisticated firearms are becoming ever-easier to illicitly manufacture in basic workshops, says a new report. We'll even show you how to do it!
A brief look at 50-year cost and quality trends in cars, houses, college and health care.
Killing Section 230 would only lead web platforms to ban even more speech.
As Facebook's supposed ideological allies unfriend the social media giant, the tech industry is learning that there are no permanent allegiances in politics.
The host of TruTV's hit show has lost some faith in the power of rational discourse. And he has some ideas for how to fix the problem.
If Skynet looms on the horizon, you won't find the evidence here.
'Mobile Brothels' Could Be Enabled by Self-Driving Cars, But That Doesn't Mean They Will: Reason Roundup
Plus: Amazon goes to Washington (for good) and Chicago cops shoot man who stopped bar shooting.
Q&A with Alex Winter, whose new documentary, Trust Machine, explores the radical potential of blockchain to decentralize just about everything.
Gab Dumped by Tech Companies Over Synagogue Shooter Posts but Twitter, Facebook, and Other Social-Media Giants Get a Pass: Reason Roundup
Plus: Brazil's worrisome new president, the long-tail of the housing crisis, and Brett Kavanaugh's replacement
A report from Florida's ravaged Panhandle.
Reloaders and DIY gunmakers alike are motivated by innovation and a willingness to make for themselves what the government doesn't want them to have.
Plus: libertarian accounts purged from Facebook?
"Actively counter islamophobic, algorithmically biased results from search terms 'Islam', 'Muslim', 'Iran', etc."
DoNotPay is launching a "denial of service attack on the legal system to make it better."
Businesses that founder or just never get launched won't suffer anywhere nearly as much as the people who would have benefited from their innovations.
The tech visionary makes the case that today's online giants will be massively disrupted because we'll tire of their walled gardens.
The ACLU stunt is intended to warn against using tech to identify suspects.