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What happens when the machines we create begin to change us? This question lies at the heart of Debora Spar’s new book Work Mate Marry Love: How Machines Shape Our Human Destiny, an examination of the way technology is upending our intimate and emotional lives.

In Work Mate Marry Love…

‘I benefited from the generosity of men who tolerated and, in effect, enabled unethical, immoral, and criminal men.’

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LLast night, I was honored by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Alongside Oakland Privacy and William Gibson, I received a 2019 Barlow/Pioneer Award. I was asked to give a speech. As I reflected on what got me to this place, I realized I needed to reckon with how I have benefited…

FUTURE HUMAN

And more good news on the future of love

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AAnyone who has watched even a fraction of Hollywood’s sci-fi offerings is primed for a mind-boggling future of interstellar travel, superpowers, and brain uploads. And yet, when it comes to sex, science fiction almost always circles back to two dreary, retrograde options. Either we’re in a Jetsons world of traditional…

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