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What Human Rights Watch’s “Case Against Killer Robots” Gets Wrong About Military Realities
Is Human Enhancement Cheating?The answer will affect sports, schools, and the battlefield of the future.
What Will “Truth” Mean in the Future?New technologies are changing what we can consider real.
Why We Need New “Rules of War”Individually addressing new technologies like drones isn’t enough. We need to rewrite the rule book.
TODAY IN SLATE
Smash and Grab
Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?
Smash and Grab Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?
Even When They Go to College, the Poor Sometimes Stay Poor
Here’s Just How Far a Southern Woman May Have to Drive to Get an Abortion
The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented
Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy
It’s also a mess. Can the movies do better?
Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy It’s also a mess. Can the movies do better?
Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada
Space: The Next Generation
An All-Female Mission to Mars
As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.
Deadly Advice When it comes to Ebola, ignore American public opinion: It’s ignorant and misinformed about the disease.
Is Anybody Watching My Do-Gooding? The difference between being a hero and being an altruist.
Bio-Inspiration Is Finally Delivering Inventions Based on Porcupines, Parasites, and Of Course Geckos
Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.