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Hailed as better Sunday reading than the New York Times, Chris’ essays offer analysis, insight and thoughtful questions into the big, heady topics making headlines today.

Map #22: Catching Up With A.I.

The techno-optimists are driving AI forward. And we, as citizens, are bombarded by the promises and portents of its consequences. AI will destroy our jobs. AI will eliminate drudgery and

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Map #20: Women & Power

I was going to write today about the annual World Economic Forum in Davos—and I did pen this very brief critique (To stave off revolution, Davos must do something radical.

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Liquid Modernity

I’ve been following a lot of sociologists lately. ‘How can we best make sense of the moment we’re in?’, is the question I’m asking right now, and the whole field

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The radical remaking of economics

“The real voyage of discovery consists, not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” (Marcel Proust) I’ve been reflecting on these words, which Marcel Proust wrote in his

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Let Social Media Run Amok

Last week, executives from Facebook, Google and Twitter appeared together before the U.S. Congress. Senators grilled them about Russia’s ongoing use of their social media platforms to influence U.S. public

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