The racist intents and effects of American firearms legislation, from the founding fathers to the present-day NRA.
At a restaurant in New Delhi airport, at 3 am in the middle of a pandemic, a man restored my faith in humanity by refusing to take my order.
A strategy for reopening India piece-by-piece from the coronanvirus lockdown based on the counterintuitive insight that our limited testing capacity is best used to determine where COVID-19 is not, rather than to confirm where it is.
A nation-scale effort to build the largest testing infrastructure the world has ever known could solve COVID-19, create millions of new jobs, and set India up as a leader in biotech in one fell swoop.
Articles about science in major news publications are often deceptively phrased even if technically not inaccurate. I detail two n=200 experiments that I conducted from which evidence emerged that two articles of this kind induced a significant increase in false beliefs in the minds of readers on Amazon Mechanical Turk, then make the case for a new standard of journalistic ethics based on ensuring via empirical testing that articles do not induce such false beliefs in readers.
Voting machines everywhere are broken, insecure, and unauditable. As long as this is true, democracy is in peril. Here's what we should do to fix them.
On the U.S. National Security Agency's staggering inability to protect America from enemy hackers. Featuring the dual roles of the NSA, the irredeemable stupidity of the 'Nobody But Us' policy for zero-days, a litany of breaches of American data and infrastructure, the horrors of LOVEINT, DeAndre Jordan, and why defense wins championships.