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At the beginning of the year, WhatsApp took the seemingly mundane step of updating its terms of use and privacy policy, most

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VR workouts aren’t for everyone, but for some people they might be the thing that gets them to start working out regularly.

Geology Students Did Video Game Fieldwork During Covid. It Rocked

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‘Subnautica: Below Zero’ and Its Wondrous, Tedious Ocean

Compared to the free-form exploration, this aspect of Subnautica: Below Zero is notably systematic. I acquire blueprints that

Colonial Pipeline Paid a $5M Ransom—and Kept a Vicious Cycle Turning

Nearly a week after a ransomware attack led Colonial Pipeline to halt fuel distribution on the East Coast, reports emerged o

Live Audio Apps Lure Creators With Money and Promises

When Twitter launched Spaces, its live audio feature, Reesha Howard couldn’t wait to start broadcasting. She already had a

Remote Learning and a Defense of Snow Days

Even if we intuitively know that virtual school isn’t the same as real school, in a culture where representations are mista

New Mask Guidance, Shots for Teens, and More Coronavirus News 

The CDC issues new guidance for people who are vaccinated, young teens start getting shots, and the pandemic rages in South A

Tech Companies Don’t Need to Be Creepy to Make Money

Sometimes I’m really wrong.  In 2008 I heard about a funky new search engine called DuckDuckGo, took one glance, and predi