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The Future

The Future
The Future Jun 23
The people GoFundMe leaves behind

Crowdfunding doesn’t help everyone. In fact, it doesn’t help most people.

The Future Jun 22
Yahoo didn’t kill Tumblr but Verizon surely will

The soft touch of Yahoo versus the suspected iron fist of Verizon.

The Future Jun 21
Uber hasn’t changed

And it probably never will.

The Future Jun 21
The woman who spends her free time hunting down GoFundMe fraud

The creator of the blog GoFraudMe explains how to avoid getting ripped off.

The Future Jun 21
It’s 2017, and this Twitter bot reflects our disappointment in the present

I made a bot that retweets everyone who writes “it’s 2017.”

The Future Jun 20
Deadly heat waves are becoming more common

A third of the world's population is already exposed to deadly heat levels, and that figure will continue to climb.

The Future Jun 20
Leaked recording: Inside Apple’s global war on leakers

Former NSA agents, secrecy members on product teams, and a screening apparatus bigger than the TSA.

The Future Jun 16
Twitter’s Nazi problem is still out of control

The social media site added cosmetic changes but remains a haven for hate groups.

The Future Jun 16
A Facebook bug exposed content moderator profiles to terrorists

At least one member of the company’s counter-terrorism unit has gone into hiding.

The Future Jun 15
The latest cryptocurrency frenzy is fueled by FOMO

People are investing thousands in ethereum because no one wants to lose out on the next bitcoin boom.

The Future Jun 14
The Travis Trap

Venture capitalists want to invest in manic, headstrong sociopaths. Uber’s Travis Kalanick did not disappoint.

The Future Jun 13
Uber’s CEO is taking a leave of absence

Kalanick didn't say how long he will be leaving for.

The Future Jun 13
The history of the secret code that printers put on all your documents

This is how researchers discovered microdots.

The Future Jun 12
The anonymous MVP of the NBA Finals

Velocityraps has the best illegal stream of every game, and the NBA couldn’t stop him if it tried.

The Future Jun 12
Google is perpetuating a very bad definition of ‘eugenics’

Eugenics was ‘perverted’ by the Nazis, according to Oxford Dictionaries and by extension, Google.

The Future Jun 12
Apple controls the podcast industry

With new user data, that stranglehold will tighten.

The Future Jun 09
FDA approves generic version of anti-HIV drug

Truvada is used both in prevention and treatment.

The Future Jun 09
Pepe the Frog is not allowed in the App Store

Apple says the symbol is not allowed under its guidelines.

The Future Jun 09
Why the latest NSA leak didn’t make a dent

Russia hacking U.S. election infrastructure seems like it would be a big deal.

The Future Jun 08
Kurt Eichenwald says he was just trying to show his wife some tentacle porn

But he can’t stop explaining himself.