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An Anarchist Explains How Hackers Could Cause Global Chaos

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An Artist Sees Data So Powerful It Can Help Us Pick Better Friends

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Sometimes We Feel More Comfortable Talking To A Robot

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This 'Gray Hat' Hacker Breaks Into Your Car — To Prove A Point

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Sci-fi writer William Gibson says the best way to imagine new technologies and how they could affect society is not through current expertise but by talking to "either artists or criminals." Ron Bull/Toronto Star via Getty Images hide caption

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Artists And Criminals: On The Cutting Edge Of Tech

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The Father Of The Internet Sees His Invention Reflected Back Through A 'Black Mirror'

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Apple Says It Will Create 20,000 Jobs In The U.S.

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In a federal indictment, Phillip Durachinsky faces numerous charges including installing malware on thousands of computers and the production of child pornography. Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department hide caption

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Ohio Man Charged With Putting Spyware On Thousands of Computers

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Ex-Google Engineer Files Suit, Saying He Was Retaliated Against

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Cybersecurity Researchers Find Major Flaws In Widely Used Computer Chips

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Initially, engineer Niniane Wang didn't want to go public with sex harassment allegations because she worried it would jeopardize her relationships with other investors. Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Fortune hide caption

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How A Female Engineer Built A Public Case Against A Sexual Harasser In Silicon Valley

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Ellen Pao sued her former employer, the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caulfield and Byers, alleging she was discriminated against and sexually harassed. She lost the case but is seen as a leading voice on harassment in Silicon Valley. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Struggling For Investments, Silicon Valley Women Reluctant To Speak Out On Harassment

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This April 3 photo, taken in Washington, DC, shows President Donald Trump's Twitter feed. Some Twitter users argue Trump is violating the First Amendment by blocking people from his feed after they posted negative comments. J. David Ake/AP hide caption

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First Amendment Advocates Charge Trump Can't Block Critics On Twitter

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How Russian Propaganda Spreads On Social Media

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