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
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.
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
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.


Sports Nut

Grandmaster Clash

One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.

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.

Do the Celebrities Whose Nude Photos Were Stolen Have a Case Against Apple?

The NFL Explains How It Sees “the Role of the Female”

Future Tense

Amazon Is Now a Gadget Company


How to Order Chinese Food

First, stop thinking of it as “Chinese food.”

Scotland Is Inspiring Secessionists Across America

The Country Where Women Aren’t Allowed to Work Once They’re 36 Weeks’ Pregnant

The XX Factor
Sept. 18 2014 11:40 AM The Country Where Women Aren’t Allowed to Work Once They’re 36 Weeks’ Pregnant
Sept. 17 2014 5:10 PM The Most Awkward Scenario in Which a Man Can Hold a Door for a Woman
  News & Politics
Sept. 18 2014 3:19 PM In Defense of Congress Leaving Town Without a New War Vote
Business Insider
Sept. 18 2014 3:31 PM What Europe Would Look Like If All the Separatist Movements Got Their Way
Sept. 18 2014 4:15 PM Reactions to a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Reveal Transmisogyny
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 18 2014 3:30 PM How Crisis Pregnancy Centers Trick Women
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM “It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
Sept. 18 2014 4:00 PM When The Cosby Show Got “Very Special” Why were The Cosby Show’s Very Special Episodes so much better than every other ’80s sitcom’s?
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2014 2:39 PM Here's How to Keep Apple From Sharing Your iPhone Data With the Police
  Health & Science
Sept. 18 2014 3:35 PM Do People Still Die of Rabies? And how do you know if an animal is rabid?
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.