technologyDuring the 2016 presidential election, security experts at Facebook discovered that Russian operatives had been actively attempting to undermine the democratic process. Using ads and fake accounts on the social media giant's platform, they spread disinformation and propaganda. As security chief of the company, Alex Stamos was at the center of the company's investigation. He and his team wound up uncovering thousands of fake accounts controlled by Russia, as well as political advertising scams.
technologyThe world of small rockets is growing at a tremendous pace, Paul Allen's plan for his enormous plane comes into focus, and NASA signs off on SpaceX's plan to refuel with their astronauts on board.
technologyThe technology behind iPhone X's 3D is really something to behold. Ars Techinca's Valentina Palladino takes a look at how Apple has revolutionized the front-facing camera.
technologyArs Technica's Nathan Mattise takes a look at some of the technology used in the hit television shows Better Call Saul and Breaking Bad.
technologyChris Prynoski, founder of Titmouse Animation, discusses technology's effect on animation.
technologyAuthor Robin Sloan writes about machine learning, but he's also writing with it. His recent novel Sourdough has been hailed as one of the best and most accurate novels about machine learning ever published. It explores the inner life of a robot arm programmer in San Francisco, who figures out that she'd rather make bread than build robots. But maybe, just maybe, her robot arm can help make the bread even better.
technologySome of the Air Force's most important missions depend on aircraft that were flying, and systems that were built long before all but the most senior airmen were even born.
technologyIn early May 2018, a California Supreme Court ruled that it is now harder for employers to formally classify their workers as independent contractors rather than employees. The court's opinion in Dynamex v. Superior Court of Los Angeles County could have a profound impact on many tech companies like Uber, Lyft, Instacart, and others that provide on-demand services.
technologyAerial footage of Ariane 6 launch pad construction. Credit: European Space Agency
technologyDictionary.com's Liz McMillan explores the rapid pace of language innovation in the tech era.
technologyTech history is an endless tug-of-war between new innovations and old laws. But behind this legal machine are often bizarre court cases full of petty criminals, old-fashioned gumshoe detectives, and robots who want civil rights.