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Jason Koebler


New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Jason:

Pig Kidney Successfully Transplanted From Hog to Human

It’s a major breakthrough for xenotransplantation, and a dream for both scientists and transhumanists. → Read More

Workers At Crime-Watch App Citizen Are Unionizing

A spokesperson for Citizen told Motherboard that the company does not support the ‘Citizen Central Operations Union.’ → Read More

Facebook Spending $50M Researching How to Not Ruin Metaverse Like It Ruined the Real World

Facebook says it will spend $50 million to “responsibly” develop a virtual world presumably devoid of all of the things it has made worse in the real world. → Read More

Shocking: Snoop Dogg Is Not a White NFT Influencer In Italy

Snoop Dogg doxed himself as anonymous NFT influencer Cozomo de' Medici, but it appears we're almost certainly being CryptoPunk'd. → Read More

Amazon Is Lobbying the Federal Government to Legalize Weed

Since Amazon stopped screening new hires for cannabis use, applications for some positions have increased by as much as 400 percent. → Read More

Sunglasses Have Terms of Service Agreements Now, Thanks to Facebook

Ray-Ban Stories is a partnership with Facebook and represents the next step in you not owning the stuff you buy. → Read More

A Defunct Video Hosting Site Is Flooding Normal Websites With Hardcore Porn

Stories on major news sites like ‘The Washington Post,’ and ‘New York Magazine’ currently have porn embedded in them. → Read More

Health Department Had Opioid-Tracking AI Forced On Them By Utah Lawmakers, Emails Show

Newly released emails show that the Utah Department of Health thought Banjo AI was full of hot air. → Read More

Biden to Sign Executive Order Granting Farmers Right to Repair Protections

The federal government is officially planning to fight policies that prevent farmers from repairing their tractors. → Read More

Pokémon Card Grading Company Valued at $500 Million After Blackstone Acquisition

Private equity firm that's snatching up houses has now also bought a collectibles grading giant. → Read More

Why Cops Are Driving a ‘Game Truck’ Around New York City

The NYPD’s new campaign seeks to “connect with our communities” by getting kids to play video games with cops. → Read More

'FIND THIS FUCK:' Inside Citizen’s Dangerous Effort to Cash In On Vigilantism

Internal documents, messages, and roadmaps show how crime app Citizen is pushing the boundary of what a private, app-enabled vigilante force may be capable of. → Read More

Public Records Reveal Backstory of NSA's Children's Coloring Book

The strategy document reveals that, unfortunately, the CryptoKids are indeed 'fictional.' → Read More

President Biden Reveals New Details About Pipeline Hack

Biden says the Russian government was not involved but 'the criminals who did the attack are living in Russia.' → Read More

The Pentagon Inspector General Is Investigating the Military's UFO Program

The oversight committee is "evaluating" the military's "actions regarding the Unidentified Aerial Phenomena." → Read More

I Need to Explain to You Just How Dire America's Pokémon Card Crisis Is

Pokémon cards aren't just expensive. Card grading services are being completely overwhelmed in an “avalanche of cardboard.” → Read More

Amazon Says There’s an Imposter Delivery Truck Prowling the Streets of NYC

Is this truck an Amazon employee, an imposter, or ... a cop? → Read More

Elon Musk Brain Implant Company: Watch This Monkey Play Pong With Its Mind

"To control his paddle, Paige simply thinks about moving his hand up or down." → Read More

WallStreetBets Prophecy Fulfilled: Ryan Cohen Becomes GameStop Chairman

The former Chewy CEO who was supposed to lead GameStop "to the moon" is becoming GameStop chairman. → Read More

Supreme Court Rules Reimplementing an API Is Not a Crime

Google's decade-long legal battle with Oracle over Android code is over. It's a win for programmers everywhere. → Read More