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The New Atlantis
A quarterly magazine defending technology for, not on, human beings.
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The New Atlantis 7h
Got an idea for an essay on science & tech? Submissions for our next issue are due by October 9. We're looking for: • Feature essays or investigative articles (3-10k words) • Book reviews (2-6k) • Short, timely commentary pieces (1.5-2.5k) 👇👇
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John Link 12h
This is a deep article on Thomas Kuhn and the nature of Scientific and Objective truth which will have many reaching for alcohol or something stronger.
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The New Atlantis 10h
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From our new issue: "For most of European history, technology and magic were seen as complementary or even as aspects of the same thing, not as diametric opposites — this idea of an opposition between the two has only been established recently...."
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Marina Benjamin 19h
The philosopher who gave us the paradigm shift is the subject of energetic revisionism. Riveting.
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Arts & Letters Daily 22h
The violent Kuhn, the personable Kuhn, Kuhn the careful historian, Kuhn the reckless philosopher: Who's the real Thomas Kuhn?
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The New Atlantis Sep 24
The smart kidnapping will continue until morale improves.
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The New Atlantis Sep 24
We've had a hiccup in our printing process. Issues will be shipping later this week and will take 1-2 weeks to reach subscribers in the U.S. Apologies for the delay!
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The New Atlantis Sep 24
Replying to @cfbearden
Thanks!
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⋊ Simplicissimus ⋉ Sep 24
I haven't read the essays in this new issue, but I have found the content in consistently challenging and informative (in the best sense).
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41 Strange Sep 24
Frankenstein by Bernie Wrightson
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The New Atlantis Sep 23
There's a lively discussion of 's piece on Thomas Kuhn over at right now. Article: Discussion:
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The New Atlantis Sep 23
There's a lively discussion of 's piece on Thomas Kuhn over at right now. Article: Discussion:
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The Weekly Standard – Books & Arts Sep 23
Advice columns, sob sisters, and astrologers: Caitrin Keiper () on the democratization of advice and the American ethos of self-improvement
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The New Atlantis Sep 23
The book of nature is written in the language of math. How can physicists translate it for the rest of us?
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The New Atlantis Sep 21
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From our new issue: "The least impressive intellect among the famous scientists of the twentieth century, [Jonas Salk] was — aside from Marie Curie — the most impressive human being."
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The New Atlantis Sep 21
. reports that after the travel ban, Google employees discussed altering search to counter racist results. See : "there is a growing logic for Google to transform its conception of what is objective to suit its conception of what is good."
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Ari Schulman Sep 20
This is bonkers but not surprising. 's essay on Google's growing willingness to tweak its products to achieve political outcomes is proving remarkably prescient:
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The New Atlantis Sep 20
Replying to @tnajournal
From our new issue: "A look at the history of ideas … shows that Musk and Bezos are in fact returning to a longer tradition of dreaming about humanity’s future in space — a tradition that, fittingly, is now coming to fruition in America."
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The New Atlantis Sep 19
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That's sold separately.
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The New Atlantis Sep 19
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Should be there in the next week or so!
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