July 6th, 2019

‘Mirror Worlds’ Creator Wants to Displace Facebook—With Blockchain

David Gelernter’s giant macaw, Ike, has taken a tumble. One moment he was there, offering agreeable squawks as Gelernter spoke, and then, in a flash of lightning, he wasn’t. Ike is fine, the 64-year-old Yale computer [...]

Selling Your Private Information Is a Terrible Idea

We don’t allow people to sell their kidneys. We shouldn’t let them sell the details of their lives, either. “Claim Your 31st Right,” declares the #My31 app’s splash screen. “Review, share, and confirm your HUMAN right [...]