Brad Allenby

Brad Allenby is President’s Professor of Sustainable Engineering, and Lincoln Professor of Engineering and Ethics, at Arizona State University.

Future Tense
Feb. 28 2014 8:08 AMTechnology Is Completely Upending the Traditional Idea of the Self
Future Tense
Oct. 24 2013 7:42 AMTalking ’Bout My Generation: The Real Walking DeadThe problem with longevity? Old people.
Future Tense
April 30 2013 9:45 AMThe Golden Age of Privacy Is OverBut don’t blame drones.
Future Tense
Nov. 20 2012 3:32 PMWhat Human Rights Watch’s “Case Against Killer Robots” Gets Wrong About Military Realities
Future Tense
Sept. 16 2011 7:18 AMThere Are Some Places Our "Wetware" Bodies Just Can't Go
Future Tense
Sept. 13 2011 12:05 PMEven If We Don't Want Enhancement, We Might Not Be Able To Stop It
War Stories
May 19 2010 11:45 AMThe Cyborg Insects Are Coming! Why it's futile to resist new military technology.
Future Tense
Nov. 11 2013 9:30 AMWe Need to Bring Back the DraftTechnology demands it.
Superman
May 9 2013 7:30 AMIs Human Enhancement Cheating?The answer will affect sports, schools, and the battlefield of the future.
Future Tense
Feb. 22 2013 8:15 AMWhat Will “Truth” Mean in the Future?New technologies are changing what we can consider real.
Future Tense
Nov. 12 2012 9:29 AMWhy We Need New “Rules of War”Individually addressing new technologies like drones isn’t enough. We need to rewrite the rule book.
Future Tense
Sept. 14 2011 12:36 PMIt's Impossible To Predict Whether a Technology Will Be a "Good" or "Bad" Thing
Future Tense
Sept. 24 2010 10:12 AMWe Can't "Fix" the PlanetThere's no easy solution for climate change. It's a symptom of our man-made world.

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

Don’t Worry, Obama Isn’t Sending U.S. Troops to Fight ISIS

But the next president might. 

The Extraordinary Amicus Brief That Attempts to Explain the Wu-Tang Clan to the Supreme Court Justices

Amazon Is Officially a Gadget Company. Here Are Its Six New Devices.

The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything

It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.

How Much Should You Loathe NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?

Here are the facts.

Altered State

The Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana Offender

What should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?

Surprise! The Women Hired to Fix the NFL Think the NFL Is Just Great.

You Shouldn’t Spank Anyone but Your Consensual Sex Partner

Moneybox
Sept. 17 2014 5:10 PM The Most Awkward Scenario in Which a Man Can Hold a Door for a Woman
  News & Politics
Weigel
Sept. 17 2014 7:03 PM Once Again, a Climate Policy Hearing Descends Into Absurdity
  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 17 2014 1:36 PM Nate Silver Versus Princeton Professor: Who Has the Right Models?
  Life
Outward
Sept. 17 2014 6:53 PM LGBTQ Luminaries Honored With MacArthur “Genius” Fellowships
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 17 2014 6:14 PM Today in Gender Gaps: Biking
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 17 2014 9:37 AM Is Slate Too Liberal?  A members-only open thread.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 17 2014 8:25 PM A New Song and Music Video From Angel Olsen, Indie’s Next Big Thing
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 7:23 PM MIT Researchers Are Using Smartphones to Interact With Other Screens
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 17 2014 11:18 AM A Bridge Across the Sky
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.