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About This Author
Matt Lord is Senior Editor at Boston Review. He studied literature, mathematics, and philosophy at MIT and Harvard.
Alongside his magazine editing, he has edited four books of nonfiction—most recently Thinking in a Pandemic, copublished with Verso Books—and co-edited a chapbook of poetry. He has also completed research in biomedical engineering, molecular immunology, cognitive neuroscience, and natural language processing at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the McGovern Institute for Brain Research, and MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
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