Gideon Lewis-Kraus is a New America fellow. He will work on a long-term reporting project on the present and future of machine learning, centered around the research teams at Google Brain and their experimental inquiries into the theory, design, and implementation of artificial neural networks. He is currently a Writer at Large for the New York Times Magazine, a Contributing Writer at Wired, and a Contributing Editor at Harper's, and writes regularly for a variety of other publications. He is the author of the book A Sense of Direction and the Kindle Single No Exit. He is a graduate of Stanford University and a former Fulbright Scholar. He will be a New America Fellow.