Science & Technology

To Uber or Not to Uber

By Kelly Dessaint, from Behind the Wheel 2: Notes from an Uber/Lyft

An Uber/Lyft driver learns there’s nothing easy about easy money.

Microbial Me: A Look Inside Microbiome Research

By Lydialyle Gibson, from University of Chicago Magazine

Scientists performing microbiome research are discovering how microbes not only make us sick, but also keep our bodies working.

Privacy and Human Rights Violations in the Twenty-First Century

By Deborah Hurley

In a world where technology is rapidly transforming aspects of everyday life, human rights and personal privacy is being redefined and needs to be challenged.

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.

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.

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