The Rehab Racket: The Way We Treat Addiction Is a Costly, Dangerous Mess
A sobering analysis of addiction health care in the U.S.
—Kyanna Sutton, senior Web producer
6 Charts That Show How Wealthy Tech Execs Actually Are
Guess you know you’ve made it when your net “worth” in aggregate amounts to 50 Jay Zs plus 16 Kanyes …
NSA Bulk Surveillance Debate Gets New Heat
Should the NSA domestic surveillance section of the Patriot Act be disbanded with the upcoming Patriot Act renewal?
—J. Juniper Friedman, associate Web producer
Decoding the Enigma of Satoshi Nakamoto and the Birth of Bitcoin
Nathaniel Popper at the New York Times explores one popular theory about the true identity of Bitcoin’s mysterious creator.
—Mike Orcutt, research editor
This new data poisoning tool lets artists fight back against generative AI
The tool, called Nightshade, messes up training data in ways that could cause serious damage to image-generating AI models.
The Biggest Questions: What is death?
New neuroscience is challenging our understanding of the dying process—bringing opportunities for the living.
Rogue superintelligence and merging with machines: Inside the mind of OpenAI’s chief scientist
An exclusive conversation with Ilya Sutskever on his fears for the future of AI and why they’ve made him change the focus of his life’s work.
How to fix the internet
If we want online discourse to improve, we need to move beyond the big platforms.
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