• The Worrisome Rise of NFTs

    An astrobiologist says non-fungible tokens do not bode well for our species’s future.

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    David Attenborough’s Life in Color

    New technology enables filmmakers to capture how animals use color like never before.

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    Reports of a Baleful Internet Are Greatly Exaggerated

    Our digital technologies can in fact be cognitive aids.

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    Toys Are the Future of Philosophy

    Playthings shouldn’t confine kids but allow them to ask, What if?

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    The Bias in the Machine

    Why facial recognition has led to false arrests.

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    The Road Less Traveled to Fusion Energy

    This privateer is developing a way to power the world with water and borax.

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    Don’t Fear the Robot

    I invented Roomba and assure you, robots won’t take over the world.

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    Why I Built a Dumb Cell Phone with a Rotary Dial

    You too can build a phone that feels good to use. Some soldering required.

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    The Forest Spirits of Today Are Computers

    We’ve made an artificially panpsychic world, where technology and nature are one.

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    WeChat Is Watching

    Living in China with the app that knows everything about me.