About scientific article publishing and peer review in the internet era.
Tags: internet, science, publishing, ethics
French language post about what it really takes to run a Mastodon instance and scale it as more people gather.
Tags: fandom, social media, computers
Make Sunsets is already attempting to earn revenue for geoengineering, a move likely to provoke widespread criticism.
Tags: climate, tech, ethics
I bet you're wondering how we got here...
Tags: internet, business, ethics
BU anthropologist Fallou Ngom discovered Ajami, a modified Arabic script, in a box of his late father’s old papers
Tags: africa, language, history
At Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk was a jerk with a grand vision. At Twitter, he's just a jerk.
Tags: business, ethics
The behind-the-scenes effort by Ken Paxton’s office to obtain data on how many Texans had changed their gender on their licenses came as he and other Republican leaders in the state have been publicly marshaling resources against transgender Texans.
Tags: america, gender, law
Why the greatest scientific experiment in history failed, and why that's a great thing
Tags: science, publishing
Stunning color images recently made available in high resolution by a French museum capture much of the world as it was transformed by technology and geopolitics 100 years ago.
Tags: cool, vintage, media