What a week. News of killing of George Floyd, whose death has sparked massive protests against racism and police violence across the US and the world -- all against the backdrop of the .got overshadowed by the
As always, technology is part of both the problem and the solution. For example, misinformation has flourished on social media, allowing critics of the protests to craft their own narrative of the demonstrations. And yet organizers have relied on the sites to coordinate protests. Meanwhile, tech companieshave and are . Many joined the music industry this week on , which gave people a day to disconnect from work and reconnect with community.
Here are the week's stories you don't want to miss:
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Confusion runs rampant on Twitter and Facebook.
From mafia propaganda to moral outcry, what's stopping us from embracing water cremation technology?
While racing in the real world is rare, getting on track with the pros is easier than ever. Here are lessons from my sessions with some serious hot shoes.
From teleportation devices to hoverboards, here are some inventions that never made it past sci-fi novels and films.
Commentary: Wi-Fi was the missing piece that made the smart home whole.
Lesbian romances, gay thrillers, queer comedies, trans documentaries, drag queen reality shows and more await on the 50th anniversary of pride.
Commentary: Zoom cast reunions have been a joy to watch during the coronavirus lockdown. Let them long continue.