Polarizing Science: How Denialism—On Both Sides of the Aisle—Puts the Work of Science In Jeopardy

The more we weaponize science for political points, the more we’ll see a rise in science denialism.

Black Retribution in Tech: The Audacity to Imagine

“I have cultivated a special relationship with revenge—one that is built on the idea that I and other Black people deserve acknowledgment as creative individuals and equitable access to tools that can nurture our gifts.” Read more »

The Grant Tour: Following the money in science research

Understanding where research comes from and how it’s funded is a big part of thinking critically about science. Read more »

The Lab is Not Neutral: Why We Need Scientific Literacy

Contrary to popular belief, science isn’t performed in a vacuum. Read more »

Meet Your Match: 7 Dating Apps For the LGBTQ and POC Community

These apps have the potential to make dating better than Tinder. Read more »

Intergenerational Trauma: “Black Museum” and The Toll Activism Takes On Black Women

The kinkeeping that women are tasked with is an important part of intergenerational activism. Read more »

Popaganda: Fembots

From Metropolis to Westworld, female robots have always played out complicated power dynamics onscreen. While the term “fembots” conjurs up the image of killer mechanical sex-kittens from Austin Powers, cinematic stories about female robots often deal with much... Read more »

Not All Russians: The Ethics of Internet Bots

Is the #botally community following ethics that lessen harm? Read more »

Biopower to the People: Fitness trackers are redefining what it means to be a human subject

Order has always been a human ideal—has it become a defining category of a worthy life? Read more »

Raw Materials: Will teched-up clothing change fashion's gendered image?

We’re seeing exciting new technologies already designed with men and male agency in mind, codifying norms before they even hit the shelves. Read more »

More Than Our Machines: Aesthetics and Prosthetics in Sci-Fi Film

In the future, you can lose all your limbs and remain enfranchised. Read more »

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