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Cryptojacking Spreads across the Web

Right now, your computer might be using its memory and processor power—and your electricity—to generate money for someone else, without you ever knowing

May 9, 2018 — Pranshu Bajpai, Richard Enbody and The Conversation US

The Internet Needs a Tune-Up

Princeton University's Jennifer Rexford talks about optimizing the internet for the uses it got drafted into performing.  

April 13, 2018 — Mariette Dichristina and Steve Mirsky

Can AI Really Solve Facebook's Problems?

Despite CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s efforts to reassure Congress that artificial intelligence can help find fake news and protect privacy, lawmakers worry the tech may be “biased”

April 13, 2018 — Larry Greenemeier

Big Cities Have Fewer Tweeters Per Capita

But those who do tweet in big cities are more prolific—tweeting more often, on average, than their small-town counterparts. Christopher Intagliata reports.

February 26, 2018 — Christopher Intagliata

Why Do Facts Fail?

Why Do Facts Fail?

Deconstructing Denial