From the literary to the weird, here are some of my favorite games to help distract you while you’re stuck inside.
Shira Chess | Mar 23
Addressing the growing pandemic requires a new mindset and it requires it quickly.
Joshua Gans | Mar 16
When the French government announced a remarkable new invention by painter Louis Daguerre, American inventor Samuel Morse sensed its commercial potential, sending his imagination wild.
Sarah Kate Gillespie | Mar 16
In the mid-2000s, RFID drew criticism from privacy experts and became the target of far-right conspiracies. It’s poised to re-enter the public imagination.
Jordan Frith | Mar 5
A rehashed narrative about waste dumping is only blinding the public to far more massive consequences of mining and manufacturing.
Josh Lepawsky | Mar 2
Even those of us who can’t play a musical instrument or lack a sense of rhythm can perceive and enjoy music. Are we alone?
Henkjan Honing | Jan 30
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