Cover Photo: Tallulah Pomeroy
Tallulah Pomeroy

How I Learned to Reconcile the Distance Between Experience and Memory

As my mother loses the ability to remember, I find myself playing with my own memory.

This isDATA, a column by Angela Chen on numbers, nerdery, and what it means to live an evidence-based life.

Calm down,soon enough, this ride will never have happened.

How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe:

well, this is nice, I guess?

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Angela Chen is a science journalist and the author of Ace: What Asexuality Reveals About Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex, which was named one of the best books of 2020 by NPR, Electric Literature, and Them. Her reporting and essays have also appeared in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, MIT Technology Review, The Guardian, National Geographic, Paris Review, Lapham's Quarterly, and more.