Literary work—editorial work—is now computer work. We’ve known it, on some level, for years. But now it’s right there in the job descriptions. And Thompson’s might not have been such a striking tweet if it didn’t come two weeks after Wired magazine announced a new editor in chief. An eloquent TED talker from MIT with three bestsellers about digital literacy and neuroplasticity?
It looks like the Iranian Navy really wanted people to see its new submarine. In a live broadcast on state TV on Wednesday, the Islamic Republic showed off a new Sina 7 submarine that is painted in an unusually bright turquoise blue hue. So, why exactly would any military want to design its ship in [...]
An Arizona school district has condemned the in-school discipline at one of its high schools after two boys were forced to hold hands in front of their classmates as a punishment for fighting.
Social media's greatest asset is also its greatest liability: the ability to reach millions of people around the world with the click of a button. Such was the case on Thursday, when the United Nations accidentally published a tweet calling for a "1-state solution" to the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. At 2 [...]