Will Your Car Obey You or the Police?
By Philippe Gastonne     
Our view of civil rights has to evolve as technology changes our lives. More often than not, the changes are for the worse. Fifty years ago, could the police enter your home without a warrant and review your family photos for criminal evidence? No, and they still can't today – though, of course, we know they do. However, they can order Facebook to give them access to photos you shared only with your selected friends. Autonomous vehicle technology is developing rapidly. Car manufacturers say the ...
Camp of the Apocalypse
Editorial by Nelson Hultberg     
"The West is empty, even if it has not yet become really aware of it. An extraordinarily inventive civilization, surely the only one ...
How Shoddy Science Creates Big Government
Staff News & Analysis     
Many non-scientists hold a romanticized view of scientific research. We think it is very black and white, with scientists rigorously ...