Heather Zeiger



Addiction or compulsion: our love/hate relationship with technology
23 Mar 2017 | CONNECTING |  
tags: addiction, internet use, Internet use, loneliness
Is existential angst driving us to connect?


Manipulating science news
10 Feb 2017 | CONNECTING |  
tags: fake news, media, science hype, science news
Politics is not the only place to look for 'fake news"


The seven deadly sins of social media
21 Nov 2016 | CONNECTING |  
tags: addiction, social media
Tinder is lust. Netflix is sloth ... and it all adds up to idolatry.


Pay no attention to the man behind the algorithm
23 Sep 2016 | CONNECTING |  
tags: Facebook, media ethics, news media
Our digital gatekeepers fall short of their own hype.


When is it ethical for police and the military to use killer robots?
15 Aug 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: drones, ethics of warfare, robot ethics, robots
Does death become more moral if it is low cost and risk-free?


Blind faith in DNA
23 Jun 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: DNA testing, science, science hype, scientism
We should be wary of accepting bold claims by researchers until they have been thoroughly tested


Hacking hospitals and holding data hostage
22 Apr 2016 | CONNECTING |  
tags: hacking, healthcare, Internet security
Old-fashioned crime with a new tech twist.


Bodyhackers: the rebel-punk Transhumanists
31 Mar 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: bodyhacking, technology, transhumanism
The body as a home improvement project.


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