Ian Bogost

Ian Bogost

Ian Bogost is a contributing editor at The Atlantic. He is the Ivan Allen College Distinguished Chair in media studies and a professor of interactive computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His latest book is Play Anything.

Driverless Cars Will Change the Way Cities Feel

Autonomous vehicles promise safety and efficiency. But nobody knows what it will be like to live with them.

Heat rises as an American Eagle jet lands at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, June 19, 2017

Why It's Too Hot to Fly in Phoenix

When flights are grounded, climate change isn’t acting alone.

The Evolution of Slang

For a century and a half, The New York Times has been earnestly—and hilariously—defining the evolving language of cities. 

The App-Filled Future of Luxury Is Avoiding People

Services like Silvercar, Uber, and pay-to-play airline VIP programs help keep the new aristocracy away from the rabble.

Online Classes Won't Fix America's Unequal Education System

The answer to underfunded primary and secondary education should not be a VC-funded bet foisted upon a disadvantaged population.