Daniel Sarewitz

Daniel Sarewitz co-directs the Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes and is professor of science and society at Arizona State University. 

Future Tense
April 24 2014 11:59 AMIt’s the End of the World as We Prefer It, and I Feel … Stupid
Future Tense
July 30 2013 9:15 AMA Future in DenialWhat sci-fi isn’t telling us about surveillance today or tomorrow.
Future Tense
Oct. 30 2012 5:05 PMThe L’Aquila Earthquake and the Importance of Scientists Saying “I Don’t Know”
Future Tense
April 4 2012 7:15 AMIs Science Really Moving Faster Than Ever?Are scientists interested only in satisfying their own curiosity, or do they want real-world results?
Science
Dec. 8 2010 10:41 AMLab PoliticsMost scientists in this country are Democrats. That's a problem.
Future Tense
Nov. 11 2013 2:39 PMYour Smartphone Has Officially Hijacked Your Life
Future Tense
Dec. 27 2012 9:52 AMWho Really Benefits From "Big Data"?
Future Tense
June 20 2012 7:15 AMThe Gambler and the ScientistA day at the races teaches us about our unscientific notions of “science literacy.”
Future Tense
April 3 2012 7:10 AMIs Science Really Moving Faster Than Ever?What Chairman Mao and a malaria drug can teach us about the societal benefits of science.
Green Room
March 10 2010 5:18 PMThe Trouble With Climate ScienceMore research makes the controversy worse.

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

Talking White

Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.

Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Ridiculously Polite. That’s What Scares Beijing So Much.

The One Fact About Ebola That Should Calm You: It Spreads Slowly

Natasha Lyonne Is Coming to the Live Culture Gabfest. Are You?

A Jaw-Dropping Political Ad Aimed at Young Women, Apparently

The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 4:05 PM Today in GOP Outreach to Women: You Broads Like Wedding Dresses, Right?
Crime

Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.

Music

How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully

On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.

How Tattoo Parlors Became the Barber Shops of Hipster Neighborhoods

This Gargantuan Wind Farm in Wyoming Would Be the Hoover Dam of the 21st Century

Moneybox
Oct. 1 2014 8:34 AM This Gargantuan Wind Farm in Wyoming Would Be the Hoover Dam of the 21st Century To undertake a massively ambitious energy project, you don’t need the government anymore.
Behold
Oct. 1 2014 6:59 PM EU’s Next Digital Honcho Says Celebs Who Keep Nude Photos in the Cloud Are “Stupid”
  News & Politics
Politics
Oct. 1 2014 7:26 PM Talking White Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.
  Business
Moneybox
Oct. 2 2014 9:19 AM Alibaba’s Founder on Why His Company Is Killing It in China
  Life
Atlas Obscura
Oct. 2 2014 10:42 AM The Hanging Coffins of Sagada
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 5:11 PM Celebrity Feminist Identification Has Reached Peak Meaninglessness
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Oct. 2 2014 10:36 AM How Bad Will Adam Sandler’s Netflix Movies Be?
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 6:59 PM EU’s Next Digital Commissioner Thinks Keeping Nude Celeb Photos in the Cloud Is “Stupid”
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Oct. 2 2014 9:49 AM In Medicine We Trust Should we worry that so many of the doctors treating Ebola in Africa are missionaries?
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 1 2014 5:19 PM Bunt-a-Palooza! How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?