Articles by

Adam Rogers

Can a Digital Reality Be Jacked Directly Into Your Brain?

A young man in a gray flannel robe sits calmly at a table, in front of a...

New Covid Drugs Are Here—and They Could Change the Pandemic

Vaccines are great, and you should get yours. But for almost two years now, alongside the showy...

The Long Search for a Brain Computer Interface That Speaks Your Mind

Here’s the research setup: A woman speaks Dutch into a microphone, while 11 tiny needles made of...

What Can Convince People to Just Get Vaccinated Already?

Researchers are struggling to figure out why people don’t get their Covid shots, and what language might...

Better Data on Ivermectin Is Finally on Its Way

Studies have been small and often not great. The best info so far says don’t use it,...

Vaccine Mandates Work—but Only If They’re Done Right

Requiring people to get their shots can stop Covid-19, but those rules have to be doable and...

Would It Be Fair to Treat Vaccinated Covid Patients First?

Last week, Texas health care policymakers discussed taking vaccination status into account for Covid triage. It’s a...

Smart Cities, Bad Metaphors, and a Better Urban Future

Shannon Mattern’s new book, A City Is Not a Computer, digs into the data, dashboards, and language...