Naomi S. Baron on the Tension Between Efficiency and Humanity

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Andrew talks to Naomi S. Baron, author of Who Wrote This?, about how AI and the lure of efficiency is are stopping us from knowing who we really are as humans.

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Naomi S. Baron is Professor Emerita of Linguistics at American University. Her books include How We Read Now: Strategic Choices for Print, Screen, and Audio (2021), Words Onscreen: The Fate of Reading in a Digital World (2015), and Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World (2008).

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