Gideon Lewis-Kraus

New America Fellow

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.

All Work

FELLOWS and NEW AMERICA NYC
 The Knight’s Move

Gideon Lewis-Kraus wrote for The Nation about the new journal created in the spirit of Trumpism.


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The Great A.I. Awakening

Gideon Lewis-Kraus wrote for the New York Times about how machine learning is poised to reinvent computing itself.


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Inside the Battle to Bring Broadband to New York’s Public Housing

Gideon Lewis-Kraus wrote for Wired about broadband in public housing in New York City.


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Boomtown on the Caspian

Gideon Lewis-Kraus wrote for the Virginia Quarterly Review on Baku.


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How to Build a Civil Rights Movement for the Digital Age

Gideon Lewis-Kraus wrote a profile of Rashad Robinson in Wired's Obama issue.


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What We See When We Look at Travel Photography

Gideon Lewis-Kraus wrote an essay for the New York Times about travel and photography.


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Oh, the Humanities

Gideon Lewis-Kraus wrote for the Bookforum about Mark Greif's new book, The Age of the Crisis of Man.