Artificial Intelligence

AI Isn’t a Radical Technology

AI Isn’t a Radical Technology AI Isn’t a Radical Technology

Actually, it’s not a technology at all—regardless of what overheated predictions about Sora have to say about it.

Feb 27, 2024 / R.H. Lossin and Jason Resnikoff

soldiers surround unmanned robotic ground weapon in field

When AI and Robotics Combine When AI and Robotics Combine

The coming advent of “killer robots.”

Aug 9, 2023 / Michael T. Klare

Marshall Islands Mushroom Cloud

Humanity Has Created Too Many Ways of Destroying Itself Humanity Has Created Too Many Ways of Destroying Itself

The potential for nuclear disaster and the slow destruction of climate change are both man-made.

Jul 18, 2023 / Tom Engelhardt

Drone Strikes

The Future of AI Is War The Future of AI Is War

Once confined to the realm of science fiction, the concept of supercomputers killing humans has now become a distinct possibility in the very real world of the near future.

Jul 17, 2023 / Michael T. Klare

Ray Kurzweil with words projected over his face

Silicon Valley’s Quest to Build God and Control Humanity Silicon Valley’s Quest to Build God and Control Humanity

The world we have is ugly enough, but tech capitalists desire an even uglier one.

Jul 13, 2023 / Edward Ongweso Jr.

Fordism Comes to the Gallery—and AI Comes for the Artists

Fordism Comes to the Gallery—and AI Comes for the Artists Fordism Comes to the Gallery—and AI Comes for the Artists

Though hyped in the media as the latest thing, the images generated by AI art are actually old, trapping the viewer in a time loop of kitsch.

Jun 14, 2023 / Dwayne Monroe

In recent months, there has been a spike in demand for Ozempic, or semaglutide, due to its weight loss benefits, which has led to shortages.

Can the Rich and Powerful Live Forever? Can the Rich and Powerful Live Forever?

The madness of new longevity treatments.

Jun 12, 2023 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

A comparison of an original and deepfake video of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

AI Doesn’t Pose an Existential Risk—but Silicon Valley Does AI Doesn’t Pose an Existential Risk—but Silicon Valley Does

The warning cries about the alleged dangers of AI is drowning out stories about the harms already occurring.

Jun 7, 2023 / Edward Ongweso Jr.

Policemen take part in a civil protection exercise at the Matmut Atlantique stadium.

Get Ready for AI Surveillance at the 2024 Paris Olympics Get Ready for AI Surveillance at the 2024 Paris Olympics

The Olympics don’t make authoritarian countries more democratic; they make democratic countries more authoritarian.

Jun 6, 2023 / Dave Zirin and Jules Boykoff

Someone on the Internet using a binary code.

Why the Internet Hates Gay People Why the Internet Hates Gay People

A conversation with Alexander Monea about his recent book on the history of search engines, content moderation, AI, and the ways they form biases against queerness.

Jun 5, 2023 / Interview / Jacob Bruggeman

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