Summer 2018 Summer 2018 Just How Intelligent Are We? David Hulme Increasingly sophisticated and “intelligent” technologies now allow us to alter not only day-to-day life but the planet itself. They also invite abuse—and chaos. What can be done? Summer 2018 Artificial Intelligence: Thinking Outside the Box David Hulme Part One: What can we look forward to in a world where artificial intelligence plays a bigger role? What should we be concerned about? An AI expert provides some answers. Summer 2018 Can We Fix Climate Change? Dan Cloer If our reliance on technology has accelerated climate change, maybe technology can fix the problem too. Would it work? Should we try it? Summer 2018 Reengineering Our World: A Cautionary Tale Dan Cloer From genes to geophysics, our world is increasingly what we make it. But environmental philosopher Christopher Preston urges restraint. Summer 2018 What Truth Is—and Isn’t Donald Winchester The world seems no closer to defining truth today than the ancient philosophers were. And yet we cannot do without it. Summer 2018 The Law, the Prophets and the Writings, Part 24 The Vision of Isaiah David Hulme Isaiah is the first of the Bible’s “major prophets.” Like the others, he delivered a message of not only judgment but also restoration. Summer 2018 How Not to Build a City Ramesh Patel Dan Cloer Mexico City is one of the world’s biggest population centers, yet the city’s infrastructure is extremely unstable. The resulting challenges serve as a warning—and a lesson—to the rest of our urbanizing world. Mexico: A City on a Lake A brief look at Mexico City’s history helps explain the modern city’s water troubles.