<strong>Ezra and Papa</strong>. They partied in Paris, promoted each other's work, and took up boxing. Then Hemingway moved to Key West, and Pound took an interest in Italian politics

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Torture

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Automation & Administration: An Immodest Proposal

Embed from Getty Images It has almost been a law that technological advances create more jobs than they eliminate. This, however, appears to be changing. It is predicted that nearly 15 million jobs
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Ethics and the Problem of Evil

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Art is rooted in emotions. So what happens when algorithms are able to understand and <strong>manipulate human emotions</strong> better than Mozart, Picasso, or Shakespeare?&nbsp;

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Fake Modiglianis began to emerge in the 1920s, soon after his death. Now he is one of the world's most <strong>faked artists</strong>. There are even fake fakes

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Selected Essays

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The unprecedented difficulty of B(e)

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<strong>Nostalgia</strong> used to be considered a disease; causes, symptoms, and cures were debated by doctors. Now it's a cultural condition, but no less dangerous

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