Interested in reading more about topics featured on the blog? Here is a list of some great articles (and books), many of which I’ve cited in my posts. Please check them out!
Philosophy, Ethics, and Technology
- Children of Invention, by Morton Winston
- The Question Concerning Technology by Martin Heidegger
- Towards a Philosophy of Technology by Hans Jonas
- The Unanticipated Consequences of Technology by Tim Healy, The Markkula Center for Ethics
- The Age of the Informavore: A Talk with Frank Schirrmacher from Edge.org
Technology and Society
- In Defense of Distraction by Sam Anderson. New York Magazine, May 2009
- The Myth of Multitasking by Christine Rosen. The New Atlantis, Spring 2008
- The Autumn of Multitaskers by Walter Kirn. The Atlantic Monthly, November 2007
- Multitasking May Not Mean Higher Productivity: An Interview with Stanford University’s Clifford Nass. NPR, August 2009
- Is Google Making Us Stupid? by Nicholas Carr. The Atlantic Monthly, July/August 2008
- The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age by Sven Birkerts
- Our Cell Phones, Ourselves by Christine Rosen. The New Atlantis, Spring 2004.
- Romance in the Information Age by Christine Rosen. The New Atlantis, Winter 2004.
- The Technology of Memory by James Paulos. The New Atlantis, Spring 2008.
Neuroscience, Law, and Free Will
- The Brain On Stand by Jeffrey Rosen. The New York Times Magazine, March 2007
- The Limits of Neuro-Talk by Matthew Crawford. The New Atlantis, Winter 2008
- Does Neuroscience Refute Free Will? by Lucretius. Ludwig von Mises Institute, October 2005
- For The Law, Neuroscience Changes Everything and Nothing by Joshua Greene and Jonathan Cohen. Department of Psychology, Center for the Study of Brain, Mind, and Behavior, Princeton University, November 2004
- Neuroimaging and Capital Punishment by Carter Snead. The New Atlantis, Winter 2008
- False Signals Lead To Misleading Brain Scans by Jon Hamilton. NPR, July 2009
- Brain Gain: The Underground World of “Neuroenhancing Drugs” by Margaret Talbot. The New Yorker, April 2009.
- Cosmetic Neurology: The Controversy Over Enhancing Movement, Mentation, and Mood by Anjan Chatterjee.The Department of Neurology and the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, The University of Pennsylvania, May 2004.
- Towards The Responsible Use of Cognitive-Enhancing Drugs by the Healthy by Henry Greely, Philip Campbell, Barbara Sahakian, John Harris, Michael Gazzaniga, Ronald Kessler, and Martha Farah. Nature, December 2008.
- The Future of Science Is…Art? by Jonah Lehrer. Seed Magazine, January 2008
Health and Technology
- A Closer Look at Personal Genomic Testing: A Forum with Linda Avey, Daniel Ballon, Mark Gerstein, and David Magnus. Commonwealth Club, May 2009.
- Second Thoughts: The Genetics of a Brave New World? By Michio Kaku. From Visions: How Science Will Revolutionize the Twenty-First Century.
- My Genome, My Self by Stephen Pinker. The New York Times Magazine, January 2009.
- Liberty, Privacy and DNA Databases by Christine Rosen. The New Atlantis, Spring 2003.
- The Real Meaning of Genetics by Eric Cohen. The New Atlantis, Summer 2005.
- Biotechnology and the Spirit of Capitalism by Eric Cohen. The New Atlantis, Spring 2006.
- Human Nature Is Here To Stay by Larry Arnhart. The New Atlantis, Summer 2003.
- When What We Know Outstrips What We Can Do by Margaret McLean. The Markkula Center For Ethics.
The Future Of Technology
- Why The Future Doesn’t Need Us by William Joy. Wired Magazine, April 2000.
- The Singularity and Human Destiny by Ray Kurzweil. The Futurist, March 2006.
- The Nanotechnology Revolution by Adam Keiper. The New Atlantis, Summer 2003.
- Why Minds Are Not Like Computers by Ari Schulman. The New Atlantis, Winter 2009.
- Artificial Intelligence and Human Nature by Charles Rubin. The New Atlantis, Spring 2003.
- The Real Transformers by Robin Marantz Henig. The New York Times Magazine, July 2007.
- The Predator War: What Are The Risks of the C.I.A.’s Covert Drone Program? The New Yorker, October 2009.
Technology and Environment
- Natural Happiness by Paul Bloom. The New York Times Magazine, April 2009.
- Why The Brain Isn’t Green by Jon Gertner. The New York Times Magazine, April 2009.
- The End Is Near! (Yay!) by Jon Mooallem. The New York Times Magazine, April 2009.
- Thinking Ethically About The Environment by Keith Douglass Warner, with David DeCosse, The Markkula Center for Ethics, May 2009
- The Afterlife of Cellphones by Jon Mooallem. The New York Times Magazine, January 2008.
- Following The Trail Of Toxic E-Waste. 60 Minutes, August 2009.
Science, Delusions, and the Appetite for Wonder by Richard Dawkins. Richard Dimbleby Lecture, BBC1 TV, 1996.
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