Jacob Brogan

Jacob Brogan writes and hosts the podcast "Working" for Slate. His writing has also appeared in the Atlantic, Smithsonian, the New Yorker, and other publications. He holds a PhD in English literature from Cornell University where he studied contemporary American fiction and literary theory.

All Work

Reddit Users Attempted to Imagine a Happy Alternative to 'Black Mirror'

Yet their stories still speak to the difficulty of imagining the future affirmatively.

Our Virtual Future

What philosophers say about the inevitability of VR.

How Libraries Are Turning the Page on Global Development

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Helping Cities Stand in the Face of Disaster

How insurance companies and 100 Resilient Cities are helping cities prepare for a wide range of dilemmas.

Of Data and Doctors

The real threat with many medical devices? Doctors with improperly secured computers.