The Surveillance State Is Primed for Criminalized Abortion

In the three weeks since a draft opinion leaked from the United States Supreme Court promising to roll back the federal constitutional right to abortion in the United States, reproductive…

Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Aren’t Dead Just Yet

People have forgotten what unregulated markets are like. We’ve had 90 years of the SEC and reasonably regulated, well-behaved stock markets. And it turned out really well. People can trade…

Rory Kinnear on Playing the Villain with a Thousand Faces in ‘Men’

I was reading a story in Screenrant and they said “as is almost always the case with Kinnear, he manages to create a man who is at once both deeply…

Marvel, Please Don’t Digitally Resurrect Stan Lee

In September 2017, 14 months before he died, it became public knowledge that Stan Lee had pre-taped cameo appearances for no less than five upcoming Marvel Studios movies when Lee’s…

How GDPR Is Failing | WIRED

The French data regulator has, in some ways, sidestepped the international GDPR process by directly pursuing companies’ use of cookies. Despite common beliefs, annoying cookie pop-ups don’t come from GDPR—They’re…

Eufy Pet Dog Camera D605 Review: A Treat-Dispensing Camera That Pans

I’m gonna let the cat out of the bag. Eufy advertises its Pet Camera as a dog camera, with features like Doggy Diary and bark alerts. I don’t own a…

DeepMind’s AI shortcomings, and China’s social media translation problem

Earlier this month, DeepMind presented a new “generalist” AI model called Gato. The model can play the video game Atari, caption images, chat, and stack blocks with a real robot…

Moto G Stylus 5G and Moto G 5G (2022) Review: Middling Phones, Poor Camera

I forgot that I reviewed a flagship Motorola phone this past March. Heck, I forgot Motorola had even announced it. That might be because it feels like I’ve gone through…

The hype around DeepMind’s new AI model misses what’s actually cool about it

“Nature is trying to tell us something here, which is, this doesn’t really work, but the field is so believing its own press clippings, that it just can’t see that,”…

Patients May Not Receive Miscarriage Care in a Post-Roe America

For those wondering how miscarriages would be managed in a post-Roe America, Texas could be a frightening harbinger. In December 2021, Anna, a woman who lives in Central Texas, was…