Brad Allenby
Brad Allenby

Brad Allenby is president’s professor of sustainable engineering, and Lincoln professor of engineering and ethics, at Arizona State University.

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Dec. 2 2016 8:45 AMWhat Is “Military Artificial Intelligence”?It’s harder to define than you might think—and that has consequences.
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April 11 2016 6:53 AMThe Wrong Cognitive Measuring StickWhy it’s a mistake to compare A.I. with human intelligence.
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Sept. 28 2015 5:57 AMThe Problem With Making Meat in a FactorySome hope that creating meat without any animals will save energy. But that might not be the case.
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March 4 2015 8:48 AMChoose at Your Own RiskHow technology is changing our choices and the values that help us make them.
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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.
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June 22 2016 9:45 AMThe Self-Driving Car Generation GapOlder people see driving as representing freedom.
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Feb. 8 2016 7:32 AMThe Anthropocene: Great Marketing, Wrong ProductAre we living in a new geological epoch? Not exactly.
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March 18 2015 10:42 AMThe Return to MedievalismWhy is the world so troubled right now? Rejection of modernity and technology may be to blame.
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Jan. 12 2015 4:24 PMThere’s No Place Like HomeScience, information, and politics in the Anthropocene.
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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.
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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.