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The Tech Backlash We Really Need

Spring 2018L. M. Sacasas on why Silicon Valley will only be strengthened by its present scandals unless we ask deeper questions

Google.gov

Spring 2018Adam J. White on whether growing calls to break up Google distract from a quiet alignment between “smart” government and the universal information engine

Executive Summary of “Algorithmic Injustice”

April 23, 2018

Wokeness and Myth on Campus

Summer/Fall 2017Alan Jacobs on why “free exchange of ideas” fails as a response to campus protest

Making Technological Miracles

Spring 2017Mark P. Mills defends the value of curiosity-driven science and proposes a new way to think about R&D

Why Information Matters

March 16, 2017Luciano Floridi on what philosophy and computer science can contribute to each other

Attending to Technology

Winter 2016

Alan Jacobs offers an aphoristic critique of social media, commentary, and our credulity before algorithms

Hard to Believe

Winter 2016Robert Herritt on how we know what we know, and what to do when experts disagree 

The X-Files and the Demon-Haunted World

On why we want to believe

Fall 2015Ari N. Schulman

Attention Deficit

Fall 2015Diana Schaub reviews Matthew B. Crawford’s book about an increasingly limited resource

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