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Stephen Carter

Stephen Carter

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Trump and Biden Make Too Big a Deal of TikTok

We’re still waiting to see what’s going to happen to the TikTok deal — at the moment, the ball’s in

How Covid-19 Is Killing Good Manners and What to Do About It

One casualty of the current pandemic is likely to be good manners.

Don’t Ignore the Life-and-Death Trade-Offs of Covid Lockdowns

Picture this scenario: You walk nervously into the office of the oncologist to whom your primary phy

What If Poor Nations Were Paid to Take in Refugees?

Much of the commentary about Michael Kremer, named this week as one of three winners of the Nobel Me

The Day Hope Landed on the Moon

When I remember the moon landing, I think about my father.

The Tech Disaster that Didn’t Happen

That’s funny. There were no computer-led disasters this past weekend.

Facebook’s Outages Reveal Its Value to Society

When Facebook went down for hours this week, the internet was all atwitter (sorry).

In Apple vs. Facebook, Let Users Decide

Pardon me while I offer a few words in Facebook’s defense.

My Predictions for 2019

I have already recapped my predictions for 2018, noting my hits and misses.

Are We Prepared for the Zombie Apocalypse? Actually, Yes

Are we properly prepared for the zombie apocalypse?

Spies Tracking Our Phones? Don't Be So Shocked

The press has been in a lather of late over reports that the Department of Homeland Security had dis

Trump Has Upper Hand in Legal Fight With Bannon

The increasingly bizarre dispute between President Donald Trump and his former campaign aide and Whi

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