David Shenk

David Shenk is author of five books, including The Forgetting and The Immortal Game. He is blogging his next book atgeniusblog.davidshenk.com.

Culturebox
July 25 2007 3:34 PMThe E DecadeWas I right about the dangers of the Internet in 1997?
The Survivalist
Sept. 11 2006 6:48 PMHow To Survive the Avian Flu, Smallpox, or Plague
The Survivalist
Sept. 9 2006 1:51 AMHow To Survive Global Warming
The Survivalist
Sept. 7 2006 7:48 AMHow To Survive a Subway or Skyscraper Attack
The Survivalist
Sept. 5 2006 6:22 PMHow To Survive a Nuclear Bomb
The Survivalist
Feb. 6 2007 1:25 PMThe Survivalist ReturnsWhat's wrong with the CDC's new pandemic planning guide.
The Survivalist
Sept. 11 2006 12:10 PMHow To Survive a Dirty Bomb
The Survivalist
Sept. 8 2006 5:36 PMHow To Survive an EMP or Superworm Attack
The Survivalist
Sept. 6 2006 12:11 PMHow To Survive an Earthquake
The Survivalist
Sept. 5 2006 6:21 PMHow To Survive a Disaster

TODAY IN SLATE

War Stories

The Right Target

Why Obama’s airstrikes against ISIS may be more effective than people expect.

Why Is This Mother in Prison for Helping Her Daughter Get an Abortion?

The XX Factor
Sept. 23 2014 11:13 AM Why Is This Mother in Prison for Helping Her Daughter Get an Abortion?

Divestment Is Fine but Mostly Symbolic. There’s a Better Way for Universities to Fight Climate Change.

I Stand With Emma Watson on Women’s Rights

Even though I know I’m going to get flak for it.

It Is Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice

Building a Better Workplace

In Defense of HR

Startups and small businesses shouldn’t skip over a human resources department.

It’s Legal for Obama to Bomb Syria Because He Says It Is

How Ted Cruz and Scott Brown Misunderstand What It Means to Be an American Citizen

  News & Politics
War Stories
Sept. 23 2014 4:04 PM The Right Target Why Obama’s airstrikes against ISIS may be more effective than people expect.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 23 2014 2:08 PM Home Depot’s Former Lead Security Engineer Had a Legacy of Sabotage
  Life
Outward
Sept. 23 2014 1:57 PM Would a Second Sarkozy Presidency End Marriage Equality in France?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 23 2014 2:32 PM Politico Asks: Why Is Gabby Giffords So “Ruthless” on Gun Control?
  Slate Plus
Political Gabfest
Sept. 23 2014 3:04 PM Chicago Gabfest How to get your tickets before anyone else.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 23 2014 4:09 PM Vince Vaughn Will Star in True Detective Season 2
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 23 2014 1:50 PM Oh, the Futility! Frogs Try to Catch Worms off of an iPhone Video.
  Health & Science
Science
Sept. 23 2014 1:38 PM Why Is Fall Red in America but Yellow in Europe? A possible explanation, 35 million years in the making.
  Sports
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.