Evan Selinger

Evan Selinger is an associate professor of philosophy at Rochester Institute of Technology. He is also a fellow at the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technology. Follow him on Twitter.

Future Tense
Dec. 3 2013 12:42 PMGoogle's Creepy Patent to Automate Your Social Media Voice
New Scientist
July 7 2013 7:00 AMWhen Nudge Comes to ShoveDo people really not know what’s good for them?
Future Tense
Oct. 10 2012 11:57 AMHow To Make a Spy Exhibit BoringMuseums are using technology to create spectacle, not spark learning.
Future Tense
Aug. 22 2012 3:30 AMWhy Do We Love To Call New Technologies "Creepy"?When we can’t find another way to explain our objections to facial-recognition software, for instance, creepy becomes a crutch.
The XX Factor
April 20 2012 4:05 PMBully Hitler: Should Kindergartners Learn About The Holocaust?
Future Tense
Jan. 4 2012 7:10 AMHow’d My Avatar Get Into That Sneaker Ad?The ethical questions surrounding building consumers into commercial advertising.
Future Tense
Oct. 4 2013 9:13 AMHumans Are Already More "Enhanced" by Technology Than We Realize
Future Tense
Nov. 2 2012 12:17 PMWhy We Need New Rights to PrivacyBecause of technological advances, we must spell out what used to be taken for granted.
Future Tense
Aug. 23 2012 1:59 PMFuture of Privacy Forum Director: Browser Settings Should Be as Easy To Navigate as a Car
Future Tense
July 13 2012 6:33 AMDigital Jiminy CricketsDo apps that promote ethical behavior diminish our ability to make just decisions?
Future Tense
Feb. 13 2012 11:29 AMThe Technologically Enhanced MemoryHow will life change if we can’t forget anything?
Future Tense
Nov. 8 2011 7:21 AMKids TodayOccupy Wall Street is part of a major shift in ethical behavior among young people.


Medical Examiner

Here’s Where We Stand With Ebola

Even experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.

It’s Not Easy for Me, but I Stand With Emma Watson on Women’s Rights

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

Subprime Loans Are Back

And believe it or not, that’s a good thing.

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.

Why Are Lighter-Skinned Latinos and Asians More Likely to Vote Republican?

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

  News & Politics
Sept. 22 2014 6:30 PM What Does It Mean to Be an American? Ted Cruz and Scott Brown think it’s about ideology. It’s really about culture.
Business Insider
Sept. 23 2014 10:03 AM Watch Steve Jobs Tell Michael Dell, "We're Coming After You"
Atlas Obscura
Sept. 23 2014 9:01 AM Tristan da Cunha: Life on the World's Most Remote Island
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 22 2014 7:43 PM Emma Watson Threatened With Nude Photo Leak for Speaking Out About Women's Equality
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Sept. 22 2014 1:52 PM Tell Us What You Think About Slate Plus Help us improve our new membership program.
Brow Beat
Sept. 23 2014 9:42 AM Listen to the Surprising New Single From Kendrick Lamar
Future Tense
Sept. 22 2014 6:27 PM Should We All Be Learning How to Type in Virtual Reality?
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 23 2014 7:00 AM I Stand With Emma Watson
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.