Thursday, May 23, 2024

Two new books explore the impact of accelerating technology

The Exponential Age. By Azeem Azhar. Diversion Books; 352 pages; $28.99. Published in Britain as “Exponential”; Random House Business; £20 Human Frontiers. By Michael Bhaskar. MIT Press; 432 pages; $29.95. Bridge Street Press; £20

Congress is coming for big tech—here’s how and why

A new bipartisan Senate bill likely to be introduced early next week would make it illegal for big tech companies like Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Google to promote their...

The Best Assistive Technology for Dyslexics

MY DAUGHTER IS part of the 15–20 percent of students and adults living with a language-based learning disability. According to the International Dyslexia Association, these individuals have some or all of the symptoms...