Tropical Futurism Envisions the Climate of Our Fate
Futurism has failed. It’s time for an alternative. In the era of climate change, tropical futurism reimagines a different relationship to the earth.
By Alex Quicho
Natural History, Not Technology, Will Dictate Our Destiny
Humans—convinced of our own power and control—tend to ignore the laws of nature. But that is a mistake.
By Rob Dunn
If AI Is Predicting Your Future, Are You Still Free?
Part of being human is being able to defy the odds. Algorithmic prophecies undermine that.
By Carissa Véliz
My Music App Knows Me Way Too Well. Am I Stuck in a Groove?
WIRED’s spiritual advice columnist on predictability, freedom—and the duality of rebellion.
By Meghan O'Gieblyn