Recent developments in science and technology
Irony consumes the Horgan family Thanksgiving
The age of Roosevelt as viewed from the age of Obama
Do Wall Street bonuses work?
Doubting dark energy
Would robot killing machines be as cruel as human soldiers?
George explains how to be an atheist grateful for life
Tyler’s new book, “CO2 Rising”
Humanity as a supervolcano
The breathing of the biosphere
Does the solution to the climate crisis have to be fair?
Reasons for optimism about our planet’s woes
Long-term effects of CO2 pollution on the oceans and atmosphere
Chad traps atoms
In defense of doing science at a small college
Chad dances like a monkey, talks to his dog
Jennifer bridges the worlds of science and entertainment
The confused physics of Neal Stephenson’s “Anathem”
What’s wrong with bloggers selling out to the man?
Michael’s new book, “13 Things That Don’t Make Sense”
Life as an anomaly
A message from our coming alien overlords
The young science of aging
What’s the point of sex?
John vs. Michael on the possibility of free will
Are people machines? Can machines be people?
The point of trying to explain consciousness
Is there anything but quarks?
Jaron attacks the modern IQ test
Eliezer defends the “ideology” of AI research
Microsoft’s Clippy as pure expression of AI culture