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Sue Halpern

Sue Halpern

Sue Halpern is a staff writer at The New Yorker and a regular contributor to The New York Review. She is a Scholar in Residence at Middlebury.
 (October 2021)

The Human Costs of AI

Artificial intelligence does not come to us as a deus ex machina but, rather, through a number of dehumanizing extractive practices, of which most of us are unaware.

Atlas of AI: Power, Politics, and the Planetary Costs of Artificial Intelligence

by Kate Crawford

We, the Robots?: Regulating Artificial Intelligence and the Limits of the Law

by Simon Chesterman

Futureproof: 9 Rules for Humans in the Age of Automation

by Kevin Roose

The Myth of Artificial Intelligence: Why Computers Can’t Think the Way We Do

by Erik J. Larson

October 21, 2021 issue

Mark Zuckerberg testifying at a Senate hearing about Facebook’s use of user data, Washington, D.C., April 2018

Apologize Later

The Cleaners

a PBS Independent Lens documentary film directed by Moritz Riesewieck and Hans Block

The Facebook Dilemma

a PBS Frontline documentary television series directed by James Jacoby

January 17, 2019 issue

An unmarked camera drone above Toronto, Canada, May 2018

The Known Known

The future of privacy in the era of “surveillance capitalism”

The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern America

by Sarah E. Igo

Habeas Data: Privacy vs. the Rise of Surveillance Tech

by Cyrus Farivar

Beyond Abortion: Roe v. Wade and the Battle for Privacy

by Mary Ziegler

Privacy’s Blueprint: The Battle to Control the Design of New Technologies

by Woodrow Hartzog

September 27, 2018 issue

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