Alexis Madrigal deflates a classic technofear argument. You know the one about how devices enslave us, that we're addicted to mind-controlling machines. Maybe there's another explanation? To elide that one of the reasons we spend so many hours in front...
Americans once thought they would fly personal helicopters to work. We also thought we’d have nuclear power plant islands floating off the coasts. These and other quirky facts are part of Alexis Madrigal’s “green tech timeline” that... Read Post
Does technofear come in cycles? Tech Liberation Front explores this idea. First, an emphasis on fears as active things, movements which want to change behavior: an effort to control the particular content or technology in question i... Read Post
Last month, Alexis Madrigal, who had been helming Wired.com's science blog, announced in a post that he was leaving to work for The Atlantic. Today, the magazine announced that Madrigal has joined its web editorial staff as a senior... Read Post