Twitter’s Software Engineering Leads to Mind Engineering

August 27, 2019

In an article published by The Week, technology columnist Navneet Alang recounts his successful attempt (at least for the moment) to wean himself off Twitter. Addicted since 2007, the author describes how Twitter has succeeded in deforming his perception of the world. At one point, he focuses...

How Human Collaboration Can Beat Screen Addiction

March 07, 2019

The tsunami of fake news, spam, phishing, cyberstalking and screen addiction motivates Douglas Rushkoff to write a manifesto for restoring live human collaboration. The tech honeymoon is over. Students in Brooklyn, New York, walked out in protest against a tech-heavy educational program. The...

Would You Use Time Travel to Kill Baby Hitler?

November 03, 2016

Can time travel alter the course of history? The idea of time travel has been around for well over a century, with H.G. Wells coining the phrase as early as 1895. Ever since then, the idea of using time travel to alter the course of history has become part of our popular culture, and murder...