Google Is Old Enough to Drink
Since its first birthday, in 1999, the celebrated technology company has defined how we allocate our attention.
Testing Americans’ Tolerance for Surveillance
What would have been considered a dystopian level of surveillance a mere twenty years ago has now become the norm. Why don't internet users care?
Why You Still Should Learn a Language in the Age of Pixel Buds
Google's Pixel Buds aim to translate from language to language in real time. Will this eliminate the need for human translators?
The New Censorship
Americans will rail against the government at First Amendment infringements. But the government isn't the only entity that can censor speech or ideas.
Are Male and Female Brains Actually Different?
No study, even those finding strong differences, has ever found differences in cognitive ability between male and female brains.
Do Corporations Belong in Our Classrooms?
Google is making forays into American classrooms with their technology. Research looks at the case of Channel One school television for context.
Will Reading Romance Novels Make Artificial Intelligence More Human?
Google is feeding its natural language AI thousands of romance novels in an effort to humanize its “conversational tone.” Will this give it "humanness?"