The chaos surrounding Sam Altman and OpenAI reveals just how much of tech can be driven by fantasy.
Leif Weatherby is associate professor of German, director of Digital Humanities, and founding director of the Digital Theory Lab at NYU. He is the author of the book Transplanting the Metaphysical Organ: German Romanticism between Leibniz and Marx.
We have seen calls to consider whether it is moral to allow billionaires to exist. But the real question is whether our species can survive the billionaire.
Debates about the new AI focus on “intelligence.” But something more interesting is going on: AI is a culture machine.
Angela Nagle’s Kill All Normies forces us to reconsider left media strategy in the age of Trump.