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The FCC wants your help to get a better picture of US broadband access
The FCC speed test app tests your internet speed in order to get a better picture of broadband access across the country.
Making buildings energy efficient just got harder
A new rule will make it harder for local governments to ensure building codes are sufficiently climate-friendly.
To get vaccines to more people, the priority system needs to loosen up
The vaccine rollout has been shaky, but it can still get on track.
Meet the Biden cabinet’s science and tech leaders
These are the experts who have been nominated to guide the nation’s science and technology decisions for the next four years.
The story behind the most fraudulent election in history
And other bizarre facts from The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week.
Six ways the 2020 census will change your life
From land use to health care access, the count is about more than voting districts.
Trump downplayed the threat from COVID-19. Here’s how we could’ve fought back harder.
Why minimizing a pandemic to avoid panic is the ‘opposite response any expert would suggest.’
How Trump’s executive order targeting social media may affect you
Prepare to hear a lot about Section 230 as the President’s battle with big tech plays out.
We have the tools to contain COVID-19 misinformation, we just aren’t using them
Successful strategies to combat false information learned from previous health events aren’t being used.
Disinformation during a pandemic can be deadly
Authorities must stay vigilant against malicious claims in times of crisis.