Alex Weiss

Alex Weiss (b. 1990) was a student at Arizona State University when he wrote this essay as a blog posting for his Work and Play in Contemporary Fiction/Digital Narrative class. The online magazine Slate published it in a section titled Future Tense, a partnership among Slate, Arizona State, and the New America Foundation. The purpose of this partnership, as noted by Future Tense, is "to explore emerging technologies and their transformative effects on society and public policy."