NYT > Technology|
|Germany Acts to Tame Facebook, Learning From Its Own History of Hate|
Sat, 19 May 2018 15:06:23
A country taps its past as it leads the way on one of the most pressing issues facing modern democracies: how to regulate the world’s biggest social network.
Item Category: Germany
|Disruptions: Me and My Numb Thumb: A Tale of Tech, Texts and Tendons|
Sat, 19 May 2018 10:00:04
Continually texting and emailing from her smartphone strained the tendons in this tech reporter’s phone thumb, which turns out to be an increasingly common condition.
Item Category: Text Messaging
|When Thousands Filled a Hilton Ballroom to Ponder the Future of Bitcoin |
Sat, 19 May 2018 12:44:44
A gathering in New York this week for Consensus 2018, a blockchain-themed event, had all of the trappings of a modern business conference — a sign that the once-fringe world is increasingly going mainstream.
Item Category: Bitcoin (Currency)
|Tech Hit This Small Town Hard. Now, Locals Hope It Will Fuel a Revival.|
Fri, 18 May 2018 20:39:28
Holywell, a town in Wales with dozens of local retailers, has struggled with the impacts of online shopping. It is applying technology to try and keep its shops open.
Item Category: Holywell (Wales)
|Death of a Biohacker|
Sun, 20 May 2018 15:17:08
Aaron Traywick envisioned a future in which self-taught scientists would cure diseases and bend the human body to their will.
Item Category: Genetic Engineering
|Hundreds of Apps Can Empower Stalkers to Track Their Victims|
Sat, 19 May 2018 07:00:05
Widely available services offer a range of spying abilities, including tracking people’s phones and harvesting their texts. As survivors seek help, the legal and technical hurdles are many.
Item Category: Mobile Applications