“Cyberspace” was once celebrated as a public, non-tracked space that afforded users freedom of anonymity. How did individual tracking of users come to dominate the web as a market practice?
Tanya Kant | Oct 8
We may sometimes behave like computers, but more often, we are creative, irrational, and not always too bright.
Herbert L. Roitblat | Oct 4
In giving voice to the digital ghosts of the deceased, chatbots are trying to succeed where photography and dreams fail.
Davide Sisto | Jan 4
The fever around data bunkers, manifested in the desire to secure or defend data, is in fact a melancholic attachment to the data.
Tung-Hui Hu | Oct 29, 2020
A glance at the research reveals that there are distinct advantages to using print maps.
Meredith Broussard | Jul 9, 2020
A Google researcher looks into the mind of a computer.
Arthur I. Miller | Jul 1, 2020
With explosions taking place virtually, how much harder will it be for weapons scientists to confront the destructive power of their work and its ethical implications?
Sherry Turkle | Feb 29, 2020
I analyzed thousands of searches by people who were diagnosed with cancer. Their queries offer valuable lessons that could improve the way doctors treat patients.
Elad Yom-Tom | Nov 5, 2019
The age of the algorithm marks the moment when technical memory has evolved to store not just our data but far more sophisticated patterns of practice, from musical taste to our social graphs.
Ed Finn | Oct 7, 2019
The best designers employ specific habits, learned practices, and observed principles when they work. Here are a few of them.
Marian Petre & André van der Hoek | Oct 3, 2019