Researchers sue the government over computer hacking law

Four aca­d­emic researchers who spe­cialize in uncov­ering algo­rithmic dis­crim­i­na­tion say that a decades-​​​​old fed­eral anti-​​​​hacking statute is pre­venting them from doing work to detect such dis­crim­i­na­tion. They say a provision […]

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Climate change is going to be expensive– for everybody

Some argue that the first world will buffer itself against cli­mate change with tech­no­log­ical innovations—air con­di­tioning is cred­ited with saving the Amer­ican South’s economy, and agri­cul­tural com­pa­nies are already breeding heat […]

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