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Tag: Science and Technology

It’s not that there has been too much student protest. It’s that there has not been much, much more of it.

Erik Baker

The post-work movement reckons with reproductive labor.

Rachel Fraser

AI-generated novels are here, but they hardly spell the end of fiction.

Terry Nguyen
Andrew Schrank

On art in the age of generative AI.

James Duesterberg

Generative AI has made it possible to create lifelike models of real people. Should we?

Mala Chatterjee

Within the next decade, we may well have systems that are serious candidates for consciousness.

David J. Chalmers

Not as it’s traditionally done, but there are more equitable models.

Shobita Parthasarathy

In Foolproof, psychologist Sander van der Linden compares misinformation to viral infection—and claims to have a vaccine. 

Daniel Williams

But awareness alone won't solve the problem. Here's what we should do.

David S. Jones

Workers will benefit from technology when they control how it’s used.

Brishen Rogers

Two recent books force us to rethink what knowledge is, where it is located, and how it moves.

Eric Moses Gurevitch

Martha Nussbaum on her new book—and why a full development of our humanity requires developing our capacities to care for animals.

Jeremy Bendik-Keymer, Martha C. Nussbaum

Yawning gaps in the law empower police to collect and store massive amounts of data, all on the grounds that it might one day turn out useful.

Emily Berman

Rare earth mining will disrupt local climate resilience. Who should pay the price?

Julie Michelle Klinger

Despite debates about scientific certainty, we do not need 100 percent consensus on a scientific claim to accept it as true. 

Jana Bacevic, Peter Vickers

In place of public-private partnerships, we should revive the Pan-African ambitions of the green developmental state.

Ndongo Samba Sylla, Daniela Gabor

Both regulators and employers have embraced new technologies for on-the-job monitoring, turning a blind eye to unjust working conditions.

Karen Levy

As Big Tech's data and profit extraction extends the world over, activists in the Global South are pointing the way to a more just digital future.

Toussaint Nothias

Two new books examine the ordinary roots of our extraordinary regime of high-tech monitoring.

Sophia Goodfriend

Can the nation-state serve social justice?

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò leads a forum with Thea Riofrancos, Mariame Kaba & Andrea Ritchie, Ishac Diwan & Bright Simons, and others. Plus Leila Farsakh on Palestinian statehood, Astra Taylor and Leah Hunt-Hendrix on a “solidarity state,” Joshua Craze on rule by militia, and much more. 

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