A Political and Literary Forum
Pulse oximeters give biased results for people with darker skin. The consequences could be serious.
Middle-class Americans have alternatively immersed themselves in and withdrawn from public urban spaces.
Claude S. Fischer
The internet has become an environment of total tracking and total control.
Neil M. Richards
Framing surveillance as a tradeoff between privacy and security is a dead end for democracy.
The World's Largest Biometrics Identity Program
The urban left’s eco-puritanism takes many forms.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership and the downside to free trade.
It is easy, but wrong, to see development in terms of 'genes for X' or a nature/nurture balance.
Two radical notions in the early 1970s, having a black president and permitting homosexual marriage, have pretty much come to pass.
Geocaching invites you to consider spaces normally relegate to the blur of background scenery.
The U.S. is funding development in restive Northern Nigeria, but soft power isn't blunting anti-American sentiments.
On Gregory Berns's How Dogs Love Us.
We are at a critical point in the history of our civil liberties.
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