Are today’s high school students, the ones we call “digital natives,” able to separate fact from fiction? Not according to a survey we released last…View More Opinion | The .Org Mirage
BRUSSELS — A 5G supplier from a “hostile” country could be forced by its home government to wreak havoc by causing cyberattacks, a European Union…View More Without Naming Huawei, E.U. Warns Against 5G Firms From ‘Hostile’ Powers
LOS ANGELES — Quibi’s latest partner is ESPN. The sports network, part of the Walt Disney Company, has agreed to join the likes of NBC…View More Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Mobile Start-Up, Quibi, Makes a Deal With ESPN
Roughly six minutes into Apple’s annual keynote presentation on Tuesday, I watched with grim fascination as a video game executive guided a digital frog across…View More Opinion | The Last Apple Keynote (Hopefully)
Back-to-school season is upon us and the future of child surveillance may soon be underway in Florida. Last month I referenced a proposed school surveillance…View More Opinion | How Much School Surveillance Is Too Much?
Brian A. Hawkins Googles his name and last employer and winces. The words that appear are verbs like “fired,” “axed” and “sacked.” The former information…View More When Ransomware Cripples a City, Who’s to Blame? This I.T. Chief Is Fighting Back
It has been around longer than Facebook, Billie Eilish and the Impossible Burger. It survived a dot-com boom, bust and boom again. It has outlasted…View More FogCam Is Signing Off in San Francisco
“Why would anyone want to buy anything online?” This was the question that Guy Haskin Fernald, at the time an undergraduate student in computer science…View More Opinion | E-Commerce Promised the World. Are We Happy With Our Purchase?
In the hours after the El Paso shooting last weekend, Fredrick Brennan, the founder of the online message board 8chan — the site that had…View More Opinion | Eliminate Safe Harbor Laws for Social Media Platforms
To the Editor: Re “This ‘Fake News’ Law Threatens Free Speech. But It Doesn’t Stop There” (Op-Ed, nytimes.com, May 30): Jennifer Daskal’s predictions about how…View More Opinion | Singapore’s Bill on Online Falsehoods
Editors’ note: This is part of a series, “Op-Eds From the Future,” in which science fiction authors, futurists, philosophers and scientists write Op-Eds that they…View More Opinion | I Shouldn’t Have to Publish This in The New York Times
Luddites, welcome. I speak to you today at a moment of tremendous change. A moment that many of us in our movement could never have…View More Opinion | Luddites Shall Inherit the Earth
“We can forgive your politics and focus on your technical contributions as long as you don’t do something unforgivable, like speaking to the press.” This…View More Opinion | Tech Needs More Conscientious Objectors
When it comes to explaining why Facebook, YouTube and Twitter have become hotbeds for extremism, propaganda and bigotry, there’s a tendency to overcomplicate things. That’s…View More Opinion | Big Tech’s Original Sin