The Atlantic Summaries and Reviews

See all summaries and reviews from The Atlantic at a glance.

And what it lost in the process

Ed Yong

The Atlantic, 2020

9
If public-opinion data are unreliable, we’re all flying blind.

David A. Graham

The Atlantic, 2020

9
Xi Jinping is using artificial intelligence to enhance his government’s totalitarian control – and he’s exporting this technology to regimes around the globe.

Ross Andersen

The Atlantic, 2020

9
A virus has brought the world’s most powerful country to its knees.

Ed Yong

The Atlantic, 2020

How the pandemic broke online shopping

Amanda Mull

The Atlantic, 2020

8
Disinformation campaigns used to require a lot of human effort, but artificial intelligence will take them to a whole new level.

Renee DiResta

The Atlantic, 2020

9
If the vote is close, Donald Trump could easily throw the election into chaos and subvert the result. Who will stop him?

Barton Gellman

The Atlantic, 2020

7
The US has never had enough coronavirus tests. Now a group of epidemiologists, economists and dreamers is plotting a new strategy to defeat the virus, even before a vaccine is found.

Alexis C. Madrigal and Robinson Meyer

The Atlantic, 2020

7
Glass-and-steel monoliths replaced local architecture. It’s not too late to go back.

Darran Anderson

The Atlantic, 2020

9
The firms are all too eager to help the government manage the coronavirus crisis.

Franklin Foer

The Atlantic, 2020

8