2016 Press Archive

THE BATTLE AGAINST ‘HATE SPEECH’ ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES GIVES RISE TO A GENERATION THAT HATES SPEECH

THE BATTLE AGAINST ‘HATE SPEECH’ ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES GIVES RISE TO A GENERATION THAT HATES SPEECH

June 16, 2016

In March, Yale hosted an “Intelligence Squared U.S.” debate on the proposition “Free speech is threatened on campus” featuring four prominent professors and writers who… more

The Huffington Post

Do Hunters Actually Help Conserve Wildlife?

May 04, 2016

Months after the killing of Cecil the Lion, let’s have a civilized debate over the role of trophy hunting in preserving animals. [...] Can hunters… more

The New Journal, The Magazine of Yale & New Haven

Let’s Talk About Speech

April 28, 2016

The empty stage of the Yale Repertory Theatre looked like the set of a talk show. A black-and-white photograph of the New York City skyline… more

Vox

How to Win at Intelligence Squared US

April 19, 2016

I'm a big fan of the Intelligence Squared US (IQ2) debate program, so when I learned that the program had compiled data on the 119… more

The Street

Even Jack Abramoff Agrees With Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders: Washington Is Too Corrupt

April 07, 2016

One of Washington's most notorious lobbyists is singing the same tune as Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders when it comes to corruption on Capitol Hill.… more

Manhattan Institute

Manhattan Institute President's Update: Spring 2016

March 31, 2016

This year, as part of efforts to inject challenging ideas into oncampus conversation, the Adam Smith Society is partnering with Intelligence Squared U.S. (IQ2US), an… more

Tech Insider

Artificial Intelligence Isn’t Just Technology — It’s Also a Religion

March 13, 2016

I spend a lot of time covering advances in artificial intelligence. It's one of the big stories of our time,— so much so that the… more

Salon

Don’t Trust People Who Worship Technology

March 10, 2016

Jaron Lanier and Andrew Keen make powerful arguments against tech utopianism. A debate on artificial intelligence took place at the 92nd St Y on Wednesday… more

Vice Motherboard

How to Turn NPR Fans Into Artificial Intelligence Cynics

March 10, 2016

At a debate Wednesday night co-hosted by Intelligence Squared US and the 92 Street Y in New York City, a largely white, middle-aged audience was… more

Scientific American

Is Artificial Intelligence Being Oversold?

March 10, 2016

A debate in New York tries to settle the question. After taking a 2-0 lead in its five-game match with Lee Sedol on Thursday, Google-DeepMind’s… more