Governing for the Future (Online)

Future Tense

Future Tense is a partnership between ASU, the New America Foundation and Slate magazine to explore emerging technologies and their transformative effects on society and public policy. Future Tense hosts events and public conversations, and publishes original content from policymakers, scientists, humanists and journalists, including many ASU scholars, on Slate

Governing for the Future (Online)

How do we govern for the long haul? Humans are manipulating the planet in ways that will play out for centuries, but our decision-making is often myopic and localized. The

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Stories of Algorithmic Justice (Online)

We often cling to the idea that artificially intelligent systems are neutral arbiters, despite knowing that these systems can only be as good as the parameters and data sets that

Future Tense Fiction: Double Spiral

By Marcy Kelly

Future Tense Fiction: What the Dead Man Said

By Chinelo Onwualu

Future Tense Fiction: Zero in Babel

By E. Lily Yu

Future Tense Fiction: Space Leek

By Chen Qiufan

Future Tense Fiction: No Moon and Flat Calm

by Elizabeth Bear

Future Tense Fiction: The Song Between Worlds

By Indrapramit Das

The Arisen

by Louisa Hall

Mpendulo: The Answer

By Nosipho Dumisa

Thoughts and Prayers

by Ken Liu

This is the pop culture that helped us survive 2018

The Verge

When Robot and Crow Saved East St. Louis

by Annalee Newitz

Future Tense Fiction: Overvalued

Burned-Over Territory

Lions and Gazelles

When We Were Patched

A Brief and Fearful Star