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To Beat COVID-19, Think Like a Fighter Pilot

How an aerial-combat theory can help fight the outbreak.

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.

Mapping Gay-Friendly Cities Through History

A data analyst uncovers a timeless message about correlation.

The Cultural Distances Between Us

Mapping the world’s psychological traits.

What Are the Odds of Alien Contact?

Bringing the Drake Equation up to date.

How I Taught My Computer to Write Its Own Music

I wanted to build the ideal collaborator. Was I ever surprised.

Is Net Zero Emissions an Impossible Goal?

What it would take to suck more carbon dioxide out of the air than we put in.