My new book, out January 2022, is The Loop: How Technology is Creating a World Without Choices and How to Fight Back. It’s a wide-ranging look at the ways artificial intelligence is beginning to curate our choices for us, and how capitalism packages those choices for our unconscious acceptance.

I’m a correspondent for NBC News, based in the San Francisco Bay Area. I’ve been a Berggruen Fellow at Stanford University’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS), and a lecturer at the Stanford d.School. I was once editor-in-chief of Popular Science.