Nicholas Agar

Nicholas Agar is adjunct professor at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He has written extensively on the human consequences of technological change, most recently in How to Be Human in the Digital Economy (MIT Press, 2019).


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

The Dream Economy

All the talk of colonizing Mars is a dangerous pipe dream that deflects from the less glamorous task of trying to keep Earth habitable....


The Inflection Pointillists

Conjuring the image of an “inflection point” is a favored device among those who want us to believe that we are in the midst of a world-historic transformation....

The Inflection Pointillists
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