"Deepfakes" and "cheap fakes" are becoming strikingly convincing — even ones generated on freely available apps.
The "overview effect," experienced by astronauts when they view the Earth from outer space, irrevocably changes your perspective as a human.
Two of the possible models that can successfully fit the Event Horizon Telescope data thus far, as of earlier in 2018. Both show an off-center, asymmetric event horizon that’s enlarged […]
Who are the new black atheists and what is behind their recent growth?
During the age of colonialism, Western powers conquered the people of Asia and objectified their women. This is well documented in literature, film, and scholarship: Here the dominant, masculine West; […]
The magic “x-factor” that people talk about when they talk about talent is not so magical: it’s simply a matter of hard work. And no other craft reminds one of […]
This semester in the sophomore-level course I teach on “Communication and Society,” we spent several weeks examining the many ways that Americans are using the Internet to alter the nature […]