Tom is a Wellington-based writer.
Content by Tom
The delights and dangers of artificial affection
Social robots are charming humans, providing company to elderly people and giving joy to children. But is there a danger in letting data-collecting robots into our lives? Thomas Phillips reports.
Archival Activism: the Editors fighting Wikipedia’s Sexism Problem
Kate Sheppard is on the front line
Fan fiction and fever dreams with Mallory Ortberg
The prolific satirist shares what’s in store for subscribers to her new paid newsletter, The Shatner Chatner.
End of transmission: A new plan to halt New Zealand’s rising HIV rate
Hope in a pill.