Jathan Sadowski

Jathan Sadowski is a graduate student studying applied ethics and the human and social dimensions of science and technology at Arizona State University.

Billion to One
Nov. 14 2013 11:44 AMThe Business of Living ForeverThe melding of human and machine intelligence might make us immortal—and might make a bundle for an ingenious few.
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2013 10:07 AMStop Touching My Tattoos Without Asking
Aug. 6 2013 11:05 AMDelivered by DronesAre Tacocopters and Burrito Bombers the next Pony Express?
Future Tense
July 26 2013 10:38 AMCan Agriculture Reverse Climate Change? A Future Tense Event Recap.
Future Tense
July 24 2013 10:26 AMThe First-Ever Google Glass Porn Trailer
Future Tense
July 23 2013 9:47 AMIn-Store Tracking Companies Try to Self-Regulate Privacy
Future Tense
July 12 2013 10:35 AMOne Major Hacker Conference Bans the Feds. Another Welcomes Them.
Future Tense
July 3 2013 4:32 PMNew York City's New Hot Address: .nyc
Future Tense
June 24 2013 5:22 PMEdward Snowden and the High Price of Civil Disobedience
Future Tense
June 19 2013 11:37 AMWhy We Should Wash Our Hands of "Cyber-Hygiene"
Future Tense
June 11 2013 4:21 PMLocking Down Your Smartphone Won’t Make You Interact With the “Real World”
Future Tense
Sept. 26 2013 2:43 PMLike Frankenstein, With Cows: Cloned Animal Reportedly Attacks Its Creator
Aug. 19 2013 2:19 PMThe Car of the Future of the PastWhich predictions look absurd today, and which are we still waiting for?
Future Tense
July 29 2013 9:18 AMHey, Ride-Sharing Services. Stop Greenwashing!
Future Tense
July 25 2013 11:19 AMThere’s a Huge Gender Gap in Public Perception of Drones
Future Tense
July 23 2013 5:05 PMRon Wyden's Warning: America May Be on Track to Become Surveillance State
Future Tense
July 17 2013 2:03 PMThe Neighborhood You’re From Could Mean Living 20 Years Longer
Future Tense
July 11 2013 11:48 AMNSA Cracked Kryptos Before the CIA. What Other Mysteries Has It Solved?
Future Tense
June 28 2013 4:52 PMThe Injustices of Open Data
The Slatest
June 24 2013 10:10 AMWhere in The World Is Edward Snowden?
Brow Beat
June 13 2013 12:12 PMKanye West Really Is Like Steve Jobs



The Ebola Story

How our minds build narratives out of disaster.

The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics

A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers


Welcome to 13th Grade!

Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.


The Actual World

“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.

Want Kids to Delay Sex? Let Planned Parenthood Teach Them Sex Ed.

Would You Trust Walmart to Provide Your Health Care? (You Should.)

  News & Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
Gentleman Scholar
Oct. 22 2014 5:54 PM May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives? Or would that be rude?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 4:27 PM Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
Oct. 22 2014 11:54 PM The Actual World “Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.