A once-unthinkable concept is gaining traction and deserves our attention.
David Gunkel | Jan 27
The HAL 9000 computer and the ethics of murder by and of machines.
Daniel C. Dennett / Introduction by David G. Stork | Jan 9
As the world grows more complex and data-driven, journalists must become better at interpreting statistics and research studies.
John P. Wihbey | Dec 26, 2019
The platform is taking care of the problem of meaning in life by getting rid of any time to wonder.
Roberto Simanowski | Dec 3, 2019
To counter the prevalence of bias, more people should choose to have children with Down syndrome.
Chris Kaposy | Nov 26, 2019
Emil du Bois-Reymond proclaimed the mystery of consciousness, championed the theory of natural selection, and revolutionized the study of the nervous system. Today, he is all but forgotten.
Gabriel Finkelstein | Nov 7, 2019
A recent poll found that most Americans think algorithms are unfair. Unfortunately, the poll was biased.
Martin Erwig | Sep 12, 2019
The movement to ban miniature toiletries isn’t likely to make a dent in the global plastic crisis.
Yossi Sheffi | Aug 23, 2019
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, 2019
Projections may be affecting the very future they are attempting to predict.
Keren Tenenboim-Weinblatt | Jul 11, 2019