Jun 20, 2022
The Meaning of Robots Taking On Human-Like Feelings
An artificial intelligence expert explains why a Google engineer was duped, and what sentience would actually look like.
Jun 7, 2022
Why Elon Musk's Threat To Exit Twitter Deal Is Absurd
Musk's complaint about spam accounts doesn't make sense — and probably doesn't hold water legally.
May 2, 2022
Musk's Dorm Room Conception of Speech Dooms Twitter
How Elon Musk's college dorm room views on free speech are going to wreck Twitter.
Apr 14, 2022
The Deal Between Kushner and Saudi Sure Looks Corrupt
The appearance of Trump-era corruption sends terrible signals to the world — and future American presidents.
Apr 12, 2022
Amazon's Reported Union-Suppressing Plan Is Insidious
Amazon reportedly has creepy plans for an internal social media program that could hamper workers' ability to complain about their jobs.
Apr 11, 2022
With Twitter, Musk Shows How Free Speech Can Be Taken
The Tesla CEO thinks he's protecting free speech. He's showing us how easily it could go away.
Feb 3, 2022
Trust In Government Over Science Is the Way to Fight C-19
New data shows that trust in government and in others is better at predicting cooperative behavior than trust in science.
Jan 31, 2022
Why Amazon's 'Wellness Huddles' Are Freaking Me Out
Amazon distracts from its exploitation of workers with spooky automated wellness programs.
Jan 19, 2022
Provision of Free Test Kits Through Insurers Is a Mess
New rules requiring private insurance companies to cover costs for at-home Covid tests are already exposing big problems.
Jan 13, 2022
By Rejecting Build Back, Manchin Turns On Coal Miners
How the West Virginia Democrat's opposition to the Build Back Better bill aligns him with big business interests.
Jan 12, 2022
Bernie Has a Plan to Get the Workers Back In the Blue
Sanders thinks Democrats can win working-class voters by forcing Republicans to vote against progressive policies.
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