We talk with journalists and internet researchers about the rise of online extremism in the latest episode of the podcast Crazy/Genius.
In the latest episode of Crazy/Genius, we wade into the debate over pornography to determine what, if anything, can be said about its effects on our relationships.
The Atlantic podcast Crazy/Genius returns to explain how privacy became the most important idea on the internet—and why it’s still so confusing.
Surveillance capitalism, porn wars, totalitarian AI in Brooklyn and Beijing, and other real-life dystopias
For the college-educated elite, work has morphed into a religious identity—promising transcendence and community, but failing to deliver.
Trillion-dollar companies going shopping for billion-dollar subsidies should be publicly shamed.
A dispatch from Davos on the verge of a nervous breakdown
The game faces two broad threats: a declining audience and a new advertising culture.
The air taxi is the Godot of technology: always on its way, never here.
A 70 percent marginal rate could help, not hurt, innovation.
Big tech companies now trade at one of the smallest premiums in history.
Many of the administration’s most famous policies are impediments to affordable construction.
What happens when live-streams become the new fireside chat
Why the news is going back to the 19th century
America has an absurd—and dangerous—obsession with corporate subsidies, such as those given to Jeff Bezos’s trillion-dollar company.
The feature’s predictive powers make me feel … predictable, robotic, and un-singular.
Research suggests that elite colleges don’t really help rich white guys. But they can have a big effect if you’re not rich, not white, or not a guy.
The American system has thrown them into debt, depressed their wages, kept them from buying homes—and then blamed them for everything.
Manhattan’s shuttered storefronts tell a larger American story: Only Amazon-proof businesses can now survive in brick and mortar.
If you’re going to worry about the economy, tumbling stocks are the least of America’s financial troubles right now.