AI That Will Bite Us in the Butt

AI That Will Bite Us in the Butt

Tick-tick-tick — each sweep of Big Tech’s clock enhances corporate power and sweep away more of our civil rights. At first, each new surge of artificial intelligence and robotic technologies can seem perfectly benign, even playful. Take “Spot,” the robotic,...
After the Muslim Ban

After the Muslim Ban

President Joe Biden has repealed the Muslim ban. As the news rolled in, I remembered how I felt four years ago, when the Trump administration first announced its intention to ban people from from several Muslim-majority countries from entering the country. The feeling...
Is Trump Committed to Democratic Rule of Law?

Is Trump Committed to Democratic Rule of Law?

Donald Trump’s rhetoric has been so dangerously outside the bounds of normal American political discourse — which, at least, pays lip service to constitutional governance and democratic rule — that legitimate questions about whether he could be relied on to fully and...