If Net Neutrality opponents has been in charge back in the 1970s, I wouldn’t have been able to build the first Apple computers
probably the most momentous and watched action of any government agency in memorable times in terms of setting our perception of whether the government represents the wealthy powers or the average citizen, of whether the government is good or is bad
Source: Steve Wozniak to the FCC: Keep the Internet Free – The Atlantic
Today Wall Street is ruled by thousands of little algorithms, and they’ve created a new market—volatile, unpredictable, and impossible for humans to comprehend.
Source: Algorithms take control of Wall Street | Ars Technica
Most of us develop a sort of intuitive logic about how the natural world works. Unfortunately, a lot of that informal reasoning turns out to be wrong, which complicates scientific education.
Source: College upperclassmen still fail at scientific reasoning | Ars Technica
Damages of up to $150,000 per infraction can make even the threat of a copyright suit terrifying—especially when a computer can easily copy millions of items…
Source: Copy some webpages, owe more than the national debt | Ars Technica
Analysis of recent trends in transportation suggest that the population of most industrialized countries stop increasing their transportation use once their …
Source: Trends suggest industrialized world may be hitting peak travel | Ars Technica