Radiolab takes a look inside Facebook data science, in particular the engineers who track and study user behavior. This includes details about the initial public awareness that caused widespread controversy when it was revealed that all Facebook users were subject to experimentation.
A short, beautifully illustrated film examining the controversial “Broken Windows” theory of policing in NYC as it relates to the death of Eric Garner.
NPR talks to computing pioneers who are women about what changed in the technology industry through the years to cause a decline in the number of women in the industry. What happened in 1984?
Glenn Greenwald puts the implications of government surveillance in context and explains why privacy matters even when a person is not doing anything wrong.
A short tribute to famed animator Hayao Miyazaki in pixel style.
A brief animated poem on the nature of internet trolls.
Short-film director Casey Neistat offers an entertaining reflection on travel and fatherhood.
From a 2005 commencement speech at Kenyon College by David Foster Wallace, this meditation on coping with the annoyances of life is well worth 9 minutes.