At Pop Tech, an unlikely partnership forms between an infectious disease expert fighting gun violence and a crisis mapping website.
Some fear that a pact between the two companies announced this week could undermine equal access to the internet. We talk to Need to Know contributor Rick Karr to find out what’s at stake.
Need to Know talks to author and satirist Gary Shteyngart, whose new dystopian, darkly humorous novel “Super Sad True Love Story” foretells the ruinous decline of literacy in America.
Rhubarb tart with lemon verbena. Kohlrabi salad. Baby barracuda. Mouth-watering recipes are just a mouse click away thanks to the ever-expanding food blogosphere.
By William Powers Why the only screen you should take to the beach is sunscreen Ah, those lazy days of summer. Snoozing in a hammock. Reading a good book under a beach umbrella. It’s the season for disconnecting from everything that makes life frantic and arduous – the office, the traffic, the endless rushing around. [...]
A look inside Current, a new way to see what people want to know and how the press responds.
A new tool aims to help web journalists satiate the page-view beast with a smaller number of high-traffic stories.
New plans for regulating broadband Internet has triggered a showdown between government policy and corporate and political interests. What does this mean for you?