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
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Oct. 24 2013 7:42 AMTalking ’Bout My Generation: The Real Walking DeadThe problem with longevity? Old people.
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April 30 2013 9:45 AMThe Golden Age of Privacy Is OverBut don’t blame drones.
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Nov. 20 2012 3:32 PMWhat Human Rights Watch’s “Case Against Killer Robots” Gets Wrong About Military Realities
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Sept. 16 2011 7:18 AMThere Are Some Places Our "Wetware" Bodies Just Can't Go
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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.
May 9 2013 7:30 AMIs Human Enhancement Cheating?The answer will affect sports, schools, and the battlefield of the future.
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Feb. 22 2013 8:15 AMWhat Will “Truth” Mean in the Future?New technologies are changing what we can consider real.
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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.
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Sept. 14 2011 12:36 PMIt's Impossible To Predict Whether a Technology Will Be a "Good" or "Bad" Thing
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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.



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?


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.

Watching Netflix in Bed. Hanging Bananas. Is There Anything These Hooks Can’t Solve?

The Procedural Rule That Could Prevent Gay Marriage From Reaching SCOTUS Again

  News & Politics
Oct. 20 2014 7:13 PM Deadly Advice When it comes to Ebola, ignore American public opinion: It’s ignorant and misinformed about the disease.
Oct. 20 2014 6:48 PM Apple: Still Enormously Profitable
Oct. 20 2014 3:16 PM The Catholic Church Is Changing, and Celibate Gays Are Leading the Way
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I Am 25. I Don't Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 20 2014 7:15 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
Brow Beat
Oct. 20 2014 6:32 PM Taylor Swift’s Pro-Gay “Welcome to New York” Takes Her Further Than Ever From Nashville 
Future Tense
Oct. 20 2014 4:59 PM Canadian Town Cancels Outdoor Halloween Because Polar Bears
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Oct. 20 2014 11:46 AM Is Anybody Watching My Do-Gooding? The difference between being a hero and being an altruist.
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.