Can People Without Symptoms Get Tested for Covid? Who Knows

Top health officials have issued contradictory statements, and the CDC’s newest guidance limiting testing comes just…

The ‘Double Dragon’ Movie Should Be a Cult Classic

The adaptation of the 1987 arcade game didn't get the credit it deserved—and would probably fare…

Google Offers to Help Others With the Tricky Ethics of AI

After learning its own ethics lessons the hard way, the tech giant will offer services like…

Turns Out Late Night Talk Show Hosts Are Just Like Us

We had really started to worry about James Corden, TBH.

How Many of Maria Ressa’s Warnings Will We Ignore?

Plus: An unheeded red flag at Facebook, TikTok security questions, and this week’s once-in-a-century disaster.

Does Sony Think You’re Worthy Enough to Preorder a PS5?

A unique direct-sales program extends purchase invites to players based on "previous interests and PlayStation activities."

What Virtual Reality for Flies Teaches Us About Human Vision

Optical illusions can be a useful tool for studying how we see stuff, but it’s hard…

Alexa, Play My Alibi: The Smart Home Gets Taken to Court

This week, we discuss the growing trend of data from smart speakers and other connected devices…

Elon Musk Is About to Show Off His Neuralink Brain Implant

Musk tweeted that his “V2” update will blow our minds. But how close is he to…

To Stop the Eviction Tsunami, We Need Online Chats

Tenants who get dragged to court are often at a disadvantage. But a new system, known…