“A lot of people denigrate the value of talking about race and racism in technological spaces,” said Ijeoma Oluo, author of So You Want to Talk About Race, which has surged to the top of the New Y
Ultimately, it's a question of human dignity. To what degree are people given the opportunity to realize their potential, to create themselves?
When you think about how a technology is designed, whether in Facebook or, let's say, with industrial automation robots, engineers are not talking to the workers for obvious reasons.
"I like to talk about things that I'm learning that I think are applicable to other people."
In a free-wheeling interview, the serial entrepreneur covers a number of topics, including spirituality, stress and therapy.
Andrea Thomasz of Diligent Robotics and Prayag Narula of LeadGenius spoke to Greg Epstein at EmTech Next, a conference organized by the MIT Technology Review.
In this interview, Greg Epstein talks to Meili Gupta, a senior at Phillips Exeter Academy, and Walter Erike, an independent consultant and SAP Implementation Senior Manager.
Excerpts from conversations with Gideon Lichfield, editor in chief of the MIT Technology Review, and Karen Hao, its artificial intelligence reporter.
Greg Epstein interviews economist David Autor and Susan Winterberg, an academic who studies business and ethics.
Will tomorrow’s leaders, despite good and ethical intentions, ultimately use their high-tech tools to exploit others ever more efficiently, or to find a better path forward?
Veena Dubal is an unlikely star in the tech world. A scholar of labor practices regarding the taxi and ride-hailing industries and an Associate Professor at San Francisco’s U.C. Hastings College of
“If Silicon Valley is going to keep telling itself the story that the only uses of their technology will be the most optimistic, the most hopeful, the most salubrious, the most prosocial,” New Yor
When Elizabeth Warren took on Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook earlier this week, it was a low moment for what New Yorker writer Andrew Marantz calls “techno-utopianism.” That the progressive, populis
Some weeks, tech ethics is in the news. And some weeks, it IS the news. This week was one of the latter. There were so many ethically fraught news stories about technology companies over these past fe
It’s been another hard week at MIT. Our campus has been divided by revelations of inappropriate fundraising, coverups, and the harboring of far too many tech geniuses who seemingly put their own int
People win prestigious prizes in tech all the time, but there is something different about The Bold Prize. Unless you’ve been living under a literal or proverbial rock, you’ve probably heard somet
The new fall semester is upon us, and at elite private colleges and universities, it’s hard to find a trendier major than Computer Science. It’s also becoming more common for such institutions to
If you’re like me, chances are good you just distractedly clicked on this article while scrolling through your feed in, or while waiting for, a Lyft. Maybe, like me, you need that app to get to back
The phrase “pull yourself up by your own bootstraps” was originally meant sarcastically. It’s not actually physically possible to do — especially while wearing Allbirds and having just
Sometimes it does seem the entire tech industry could use someone to talk to, like a good therapist or social worker. That might sound like an insult, but I mean it mostly earnestly: I am a chaplain w