The Atlantic Summaries and Reviews

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

At a shiny new lab in Japan, an international team of scientists is trying to figure out what puts us under.

Veronique Greenwood

The Atlantic, 2018

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Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt

The Atlantic, 2015

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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

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Black and white are both historically created racial identities – and whatever rule applies to one should apply to the other.

Kwame Anthony Appiah

The Atlantic, 2020

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A guide to making sense of a problem that is now too big for any one person to fully comprehend

Ed Yong

The Atlantic, 2020

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How the internet kept running even as society closed down around it

Charles Fishman

The Atlantic, 2020

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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

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Ian Bogost

The Atlantic, 2020

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The biggest, best-known companies in the digital economy are getting their users hooked on their products — and undermining the pillars of America’s market economy.

Maya MacGuineas

The Atlantic, 2020

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A small group of programmers wants to change how we code – before catastrophe strikes.

James Somers

The Atlantic, 2017

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