Outsourcing Our Humanity

You may not have noticed, but we are in the midst of a robot revolution. Robots have been around for a long time in an industrial setting and now they’re ready to join us in our homes. Should we welcome them in or do they pose an existential threat? These were some of the questions […]

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Warning: Driving Kills

So let’s imagine branding for cars is outlawed. Flashy logos or bright colours are banned. Go-faster stripes (which might encourage young would-be drivers) are, of course, out of the question. “Extra Strength” diesel models are sold only in unattractive mould green packaging. Bumper stickers with official warnings (“Air pollution kills more Americans than breast and […]

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