Problems & Issues


The Simplest Explanation of America’s Prison Problem. Ever.

The Simplest Explanation of America’s Prison Problem. Ever.

Here's your tax dollars at work. And failing.
Cam Lincoln in Crime & Punishment



That IPhone In Your Pocket? You’ll Never Guess How Many People Are Being Poisoned by It.

That IPhone In Your Pocket? You’ll Never Guess How Many People Are Being Poisoned by It.

Money, money, money. Anything for money.
Cam Lincoln in Problems & Issues



Ever Heard of a Digital Dumping Ground? Me Neither. But Apple and Samsung Have.

Ever Heard of a Digital Dumping Ground? Me Neither. But Apple and Samsung Have.

It's a different world out here.
Cam Lincoln in Lifestyle



Some Selfies Should Be Kept to Your Selfie. Or This Might Happen.

Some Selfies Should Be Kept to Your Selfie. Or This Might Happen.

Before you share, watch this.
Cam Lincoln in Problems & Issues



If You Care About Online Privacy, You Need to Move to This State — Now.

If You Care About Online Privacy, You Need to Move to This State — Now.

California is ramping up efforts to protect consumer privacy, creating a dedicated department in a state with a strong tech presence.
Margaret Rock in Politics



Online Lurkers Are Creepy. But They’re Becoming an Endangered Species for These Reasons.

Online Lurkers Are Creepy. But They’re Becoming an Endangered Species for These Reasons.

We are a nation of lurkers, but we may have to start coming out of the shadows soon, whether we like it or not.
Kate Knibbs in Problems & Issues



In Many Divorces, the Most Bitter Fight Is Over This One Thing on the Computer.

In Many Divorces, the Most Bitter Fight Is Over This One Thing on the Computer.

When a formerly happy couple calls it quits, who gets the Farmville money in the divorce settlement?
Margaret Rock in Lifestyle



This Is the Most Impressive Way to Stop Cyber-Bullying I’ve Ever Seen.

This Is the Most Impressive Way to Stop Cyber-Bullying I’ve Ever Seen.

Anti-bullying software can now detect even subtly hurtful comments on social media sites, as machine learning works to discourage teens from insulting each other online.
Kendra Srivastava in Innovations & Inventions



Hey Internet: Stop Turning Everyone Into a Pervert.

Hey Internet: Stop Turning Everyone Into a Pervert.

Peeping Toms aren’t a new phenomenon, but the Internet provides an unprecedented platform for voyeuristic impulses, fueling some disturbing websites and online communities.
Kate Knibbs in Problems & Issues



Why Twitter’s Privacy Fight Matters

Why Twitter’s Privacy Fight Matters

An Occupy protestor’s tweets are the center of a legal maelstrom, sparking controversy over privacy on Twitter.
Kate Knibbs in Twitter