An A.I. Translation Tool Can Help Save Dying Languages. But at What Cost?

A.I. language tools depend on data—and labor—from native speakers.
January 16, 2023

Title Deeds

For a decade now, Ruby Hembrom has been publishing stories that aim to get close to the lived experience of Adivasis. Her own life story reflects the big themes of that project.
August 20, 2022

To Scale Behavior Change: Target Early Adopters, Then Leverage Social Proof and Social Pressure

Shifting the toughest behaviors around sustainable climate-smart agriculture among smallholders in Colombia's Cauca Valley.
March 01, 2021

Using Design Thinking to Tackle Climate Change When ‘What You Know No Longer Works’

As climate change creates new ambiguity problems for farmers, communities need to better understand and assess their own environments.
November 24, 2020

The Pasajlar of Tunali Hilmiı Çaddesi, Ankara

Neither an Oriental souk nor quite Walter Benjamin’s Parisian arcade of the 18th century — and not yet engulfed by the shopping mall — the pasaj is an awkward artifact.
May 31, 2018