Andrea Wen

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Why It’s Time to Repeal the Second Amendment

I teach the Constitution for a living. I revere the document when it is used to further social justice and make our country a more inclusive one. I …

The Doomsday Invention

Will artificial intelligence bring us utopia or destruction?<p>I. Omens<p>Last year, a curious nonfiction book became a <i>Times</i> best-seller: a dense meditation on artificial intelligence by the philosopher Nick Bostrom, who holds an appointment at Oxford. Titled “Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, …

Singularity

Teach girls bravery, not perfection | Reshma Saujani

To Seem Confident, Women Have to Be Seen as Warm

Why are there so few women in leadership roles? My research collaborators (Laura Guillen of ESMT and Natalia Karelaia of INSEAD), and I believe we have shed some new light on this conundrum. But first, some background.<p>One frequently cited reason has to do with confidence. In a previous study my …

Snapchat frees sex abuse survivors to talk

<b>Snapchat filters are normally used for playful interactions between friends, but in India they have been employed for a far more serious purpose - to help survivors of sexual abuse tell their stories.</b><p>Staring into the lens, the survivors have found themselves able to speak candidly, without fear of …