Media & Technology

Writing

 

Selected Writing

In  my research, I like to explore the intersection of psychology, technology, and culture. I'm especially interested in experimenting with nontraditional forms of storytelling.

 
 

Virtual Reality Can Leave You With an Existential Hangover (THE ATLANTIC)

After exploring a virtual world, some people can’t shake the sense that the actual world isn’t real, either. My first reported essay.

 
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THE FUTURE OF AI WILL BE FEMALE (QUARTZ)

Women excel in the one skill AI doesn't have: emotional intelligence. An op-ed.

 
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VIRTUAL REALITY THERAPY IS COMING (THE WASHINGTON POST)

Scientists are working on ways to use the technology to help patients deal with PTSD, pain — even deal with their mommy issues. 

 

WILL VIRTUAL REALITY MAKE US BETTER HUMANS? (HARDBOUND)

The empathy machine, analyzed. A mobile-first, interactive piece for Hardbound — a new app that is redesigning storytelling for mobile.

 
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MARK ZUCKERBERG IS A BAD FUTURIST (THE HUFFINGTON POST)

Elon Musk’s doomsday AI predictions aren’t “irresponsible,” but Mark Zuckerberg’s techno-optimism is. An op-ed.

 

Selected print work (Psychology Today Magazine, New Scientist Magazine)