Jacob Ward | NBC News technology correspondent

Jacob Ward

NBC News technology correspondent

Jacob Ward is an NBC News technology correspondent, and science & tech contributor for CNN, Al Jazeera, and PBS. The former editor-in-chief of Popular Science magazine, Ward writes for The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, and Wired. His ten-episode Audible podcast, Complicated, discusses humanity’s most difficult problems, and he’s the host of an upcoming four-hour public television series, Hacking Your Mind, about human decision making and irrationality. Ward is currently a 2018-2019 Berggruen Fellow at Stanford University’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, where he’s writing Black Box: Bias, AI, and the Fight to Amplify Humanity, which explores the unintended ways artificial intelligence will amplify good and bad human instincts.