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Robert Rosenberger is an assistant professor of philosophy at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He studies the philosophy of technology, exploring topics such as Mars imaging, computer-simulated dissection, and cell-phone-induced driving impairment. His writing has appeared in academic journals, such as Science, Technology & Human Values, Phenomenology & the Cognitive Sciences, and Communications of the ACM, and popular venues such as Slate and The Atlantic online.