More than three decades after the worldwide communications network was born, David Clark and Yochai Benkler say they’re deeply concerned that the Internet is headed in a dangerous direction that its founders never intended.
Google executive Wael Ghonim was released yesterday from Egyptian prison. It turns out that he was one of the main forces behind the Facebook and YouTube campaigns that helped drive protests in Cairo. The Economist's Max Rodenbeck has more.
How does social media fare in the religious experience of the 21st Century? For the answer, we speak with Lisa Miller, author of "Heaven: Our Enduring Fascination with the Afterlife" and Ash Greyson, managing editor of BeliefNet.com.
When you're in the supermarket or ordering fish at a restaurant, ever have trouble remembering which species has high mercury, which is overfished, and which is the most sustainable? Now, a new text messaging service can tell you everything you need to know, whether one fish, two fish, red fish or blue fish.