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Our one-sided connections with celebrities and social media influencers can have surprising benefits

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Why the future of space faring will be virtual

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Liar, liar, paper on fire.


Whatever your view of tech’s impact on our children, here are commonsense rules we can all follow

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Why we can’t put your mind in the machine

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Moral panics over new technology always hide deeper problems we don’t want to deal with.

Illustration of people reaching towards a smartphone with a rainbow over the smartphone to represent LGBTQ youth.
Illustration of people reaching towards a smartphone with a rainbow over the smartphone to represent LGBTQ youth.
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Cognitive biases shape us beautifully and tragically

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Understanding how algorithms manipulate our behavior and what to do about it

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Microprocessing

Video can break down hierarchies by bringing people into each other’s worlds more fully

A photo of a Macbook in a Zoom call against a sky blue background.
A photo of a Macbook in a Zoom call against a sky blue background.
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Even when it’s banal or harmless, this is why we can’t help spreading false information

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