Sidney Fussell

Sidney Fussell

Sidney Fussell is a staff writer at The Atlantic, where he covers technology.

The Quiet Ways Automation Is Remaking Service Work

Workers may not be replaced by robots anytime soon, but they’ll likely face shorter hours, lower pay, and stolen time.

A shopper scans an Amazon Go app on a cellphone.

Who Wins When Cash Is No Longer King?

It won’t be the poor.

The Always-On Police Camera

A new patent proposes body cameras that can automatically activate in response to the sound of gunfire, or scan crowds for criminal suspects. What does that mean for expectations of privacy in public spaces?