The robot race
What does automation mean for the future of jobs?
How transformative has the computer age really been?
Law and order
Former police officer Timothy Baker goes on trial for murder
The same-sex marriage survey sets a dangerous precedent
Social media is blurring the line between opinion and advertising
Science and technology
Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex keeps an eye on the stars
What is killing off the kelp forests along Australia’s coast?
Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Blade Runner 2049’ is maddeningly close to a classic
Oliver Sacks’ brilliant ideas echo on through ‘The River of Consciousness’
Adam Greenfield’s ‘Radical Technologies’ is an essential guide to the tech revolution
The exhausting omnipotence of Drake
David Simon’s new series shines amid the sleaze of the New York porn industry
The Nation Reviewed
Society A bad case of the flu
Culture Notes from the studio
Arts & Letters
Cartoon In light of recent events