What We’ve Been Feeding Our Brains

An eclectic mix of books, podcasts, records, and games that The Markup staff has found fascinating this monthWhat We’ve Been Feeding Our Brains

AI May Be Atrophying Our Brains, Professor Warns

Barely Functional Just like smartphone GPS has harmed our sense of spatial cognition and memory, artificial intelligence may soon impair our ability to make decisions for ourselves — an outcome…

Ad Fed Brains, And Other Stories

People absorb information passively. Humans can, of course, intently study; but few can fully switch off passive learning. This gives advertising incredible power over people they do not recognize. I…