Skip to Content
Uncategorized

What Should I Write About?

In the spirit of the experiment in participatory journalism that Technology Review is conducting at continuous computing , tell me, readers: what should I write my next column about? Bear in mind that I like my column to be loosely…

In the spirit of the experiment in participatory journalism that Technology Review is conducting at continuous computing , tell me, readers: what should I write my next column about? Bear in mind that I like my column to be loosely associated with the themes of the issue in which it appears (see some examples of recent columns to the left of this posting). The editors have dubbed August the “Summer of Fun” issue. Its major themes are how different network and biological technologies are altering human recreation. There are stories on social computing, food, shopping, enhancement drugs, recreational drugs, travel, and sex. Of all the themes associated with these subjects that could be usefully explored in the literary form of an editor’s column, what would you most like to see me write about?

I can’t promise I will heed your advice–I am, after all, an editor, paid to have my own words, thoughts, learning, and judgments–but if someone suggests a really novel idea, I promise a shout-out in the body of the column. Like our continuous computing blog, this is an experiment. Who knows if it will work? But I feel sure that Technology Review’s readers are a uniquely clever lot–and I am interested in hearing your suggestions.

Technorati tags: media, blogging, continuous computing

Keep Reading

Most Popular

AGI is just chatter for now concept
AGI is just chatter for now concept

The hype around DeepMind’s new AI model misses what’s actually cool about it

Some worry that the chatter about these tools is doing the whole field a disservice.

Workers disinfect the street outside Shijiazhuang Railway Station
Workers disinfect the street outside Shijiazhuang Railway Station

Why China is still obsessed with disinfecting everything

Most public health bodies dealing with covid have long since moved on from the idea of surface transmission. China’s didn’t—and that helps it control the narrative about the disease’s origins and danger.

Europe's AI Act concept
Europe's AI Act concept

A quick guide to the most important AI law you’ve never heard of

The European Union is planning new legislation aimed at curbing the worst harms associated with artificial intelligence.

Stay connected

Illustration by Rose WongIllustration by Rose Wong

Get the latest updates from
MIT Technology Review

Discover special offers, top stories, upcoming events, and more.

Thank you for submitting your email!

Explore more newsletters

It looks like something went wrong.

We’re having trouble saving your preferences. Try refreshing this page and updating them one more time. If you continue to get this message, reach out to us at customer-service@technologyreview.com with a list of newsletters you’d like to receive.