Contrary to the fears of cultural critics, the rise of digitization has transformed film, music, books, & television for the better.
Switzerland has become a hub of cryptocurrency innovation because of its tradition of decentralized government and flexible financial regulation.
GDPR inspired privacy bills stifle competition without benefitting American internet users.
Disproven claims of pornography’s harm don’t justify the exclusion of sexuality from public life.
We explore who Jim Cantrell is, when he became mesmerized by outer space, & how he hopes to transform the space economy.
A thought experiment showing just how dysfunctional and distorting our health insurance system is.
Education alone won’t dispel fear of artificial intelligence.
Who can win in the new American economic order?
CRISPR technology promises to eradicate diseases and feed the starving, but should we be worried about possible ill consequences?
But you might have to ‘taste’ the X-Rays.
Protecting internet data privacy without hindering innovation requires a dose of legislative humility & a strong trust in consumer intelligence.
“Life is not eternal and death can separate us, but the Blockchain is forever.” - David Mondrus and Joyce Bayo on their blockchain wedding
Internet users often misunderstand anonymizing services, like Tor and VPN, leading to bad practices and compromised privacy.
Calls to regulate social media in the public interest fail to grapple with the messy details of policymaking, or the disparate desires of internet users
By moving beyond a basic understanding of correlation & causation, we, & the AI systems we design, can better understand why things happen.
It’s an idea that just won’t stay dead.
Fears of internet borne electoral interference have spurred even liberal states to assert a collective right to attention.
From Equifax to Ashley Madison, the inevitability of big data leaks drives the democratization of disciplinary power.