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For the Love of Mars

Spring 2018James Poulos on why settling the Red Planet would lift us from our antihuman malaise

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

The Political Path to GPS

Winter 2018Anthony Paletta describes how war and peace forged the universal map

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

Algorithmic Injustice

Winter 2018

Tafari Mbadiwe on how to keep criminal sentencing algorithms from entrenching racial inequality

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

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