The challenge of preserving humanity in a world of automation
The secret sauce of search engines gives tech companies an abundance of plausible deniability.
How Gears of War helped me come out
Humanity needs to get better at knowing how to get better.
AI will bring many wonders. It may also destabilize everything from nuclear détente to human friendships. We need to think much harder about how to adapt.
For better and for worse, robots will alter humans’ capacity for altruism, love, and friendship.
Amazon has patented technology that would allow its devices to read your emotional and physical state, and sell advertisements based on them. Are we entering the era of the mood-targeted ad?
Philosophically, intellectually—in every way—human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence.
Legally blind since age 18, my father missed out on the first digital revolution.
Machines aren’t just infiltrating the human world, they’re altering our perception of what people can do.