Science & Technology


Love Lockdown: Keep Your Online Privacy Secured

By Violet Blue

As technology extends further into our personal lives, so do the reaches of the hackers and businesses profiting from it. Is your online privacy really that private?


10 Billion Years from Now

By John Michael Greer, from Adbusters

A hypothetical peek at the future of Earth and its intelligent species.


Space Debris in the 21st Century

By James Clay Moltz, from Current History

From dangerous debris to celestial mining, the challenges humans bring to space.


The Negative Effects of Online Reading

By Michael Agresta, from The Texas Observer

We can do a lot of things online, but remembering what we read isn’t one of them.


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Limiting Screen Time for Kids in a Digital World

By Dee Dee Risher, from Geez

One parent’s struggle to maintain a technological balance in her household.


Are We Living in a Computer Simulation?

By nik harron

We may be living within an “ancestor simulation” being conducted by our future descendants.


Techno-Optimism: The World's Transformation Since the Industrial Revolution

By Jay Cornell

When technology arrived in the 1700s, the shape of the world changed dramatically. A feeling of techno-optimism began to grow and has continued to grow since then in the form of new technologies. But is it about to go too far?


Utne Reader Bookshelf: Science & Tech

A selection of books that pique our interest.