The Worrisome Rise of NFTs
An astrobiologist says non-fungible tokens do not bode well for our species’s future.
David Attenborough’s Life in Color
New technology enables filmmakers to capture how animals use color like never before.
Reports of a Baleful Internet Are Greatly Exaggerated
Our digital technologies can in fact be cognitive aids.
Toys Are the Future of Philosophy
Playthings shouldn’t confine kids but allow them to ask, What if?
The Bias in the Machine
Why facial recognition has led to false arrests.
The Road Less Traveled to Fusion Energy
This privateer is developing a way to power the world with water and borax.
Don’t Fear the Robot
I invented Roomba and assure you, robots won’t take over the world.
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.
The Forest Spirits of Today Are Computers
We’ve made an artificially panpsychic world, where technology and nature are one.
WeChat Is Watching
Living in China with the app that knows everything about me.