For some, home-sharing sites like Airbnb have opened up an unexpected second profession.
The technology that illuminates worker productivity and value also contributes to wage inequality, Tyler Cowen argues.
Digital technologies are changing the nature of the jobs we do. What does that mean for the future of work?
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
Background reading for the weekend: a gene-editing primer.
China will now assist with U.S. investigations into thefts of corporate data that originate inside its borders—and experts say it could deter hackers.
The renewable-energy certificate system has gotten more transparent, but improvements are still needed.
Hand controls coming next year from Facebook-owned Oculus are great at making you feel more immersed in virtual reality, but getting comfortable using them will take practice.
Image-based forgery is becoming more common not least because humans seem to be particularly vulnerable even to obvious fakes.
Facebook’s head of technology explains how VR will be social and why Oculus is unlikely to make a version of its headset that works with all kinds of smartphones anytime soon.