Thursdays are all about longform links on Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s linkfest including a look at how loneliness changes the brain.

Quote of the Day

"Chatbots that we easily confuse with humans are not just cute or unnerving. They sit on a bright line. Obscuring that line and blurring — bullshitting — what’s human and what’s not has the power to unravel society."

(Elizabeth Weil)