Christine Rosen is chair of the colloquy on knowledge, technology and culture at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture. She is the author of Preaching Eugenics: Religious Leaders and the American Eugenics Movement and The Extinction of Experience (forthcoming).
We shouldn’t assume that the measures we take to combat the coronavirus today are temporary.
A turn to animals for emotional support is hardly surprising, even if it is not ideal.
What the clock did to time, technologists hope to do to emotion.
We are creating algorithms to solve our problems that often inadvertently end up creating misalignments between our intentions and their end results.