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Technology

What are dark patterns? An online media expert explains

It’s not you; many e-commerce websites are difficult to use by design. fizkes/iStock via Getty Images Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida Dark patterns are design elements that deliberately obscure, mislead, coerce and/or deceive website visitors into making unintended and possibly harmful choices. Dark patterns can be found in many kinds of sites and are used

Climate Change

Biden’s Climate Policies Will Hurt Low-Income, Communities of Color

The costs of the incoming Biden administration’s climate change policies could fall on the very people liberals are trying to help: low-income families and communities of color. President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to “move ambitiously to generate clean, American-made electricity to achieve a carbon pollution-free power sector by 2035.” And one of the tools to

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