A recent poll found that most Americans think algorithms are unfair. Unfortunately, the poll was biased.
Martin Erwig | Sep 12
The movement to ban miniature toiletries isn’t likely to make a dent in the global plastic crisis.
Yossi Sheffi | Aug 23
A century after the arrival of commercial neon signs, they have become a metaphor for our simplistic, slogan-obsessed culture.
Luis de Miranda | Jul 15
Projections may be affecting the very future they are attempting to predict.
Keren Tenenboim-Weinblatt | Jul 11
Largely a forgotten figure, Ehrenfest was beloved by the brightest students — and foremost scientists — of the 20th century.
Eric Johnson | Jul 1
They’re long, terrible for multitasking, and at odds with our hyperconnected culture. So why are podcasts exploding in popularity?
Damon Krukowski | Jun 24
By exposing the psychic toll of dispossession, Dylan’s songs suggest why art in our own moment needs to account for the suffering found there.
Timothy Hampton | Jun 17
When we’re lulled into giving up on truth, we give up on critical thought — even dissent itself.
Michael P. Lynch | Jun 6