Deputy Ideas Editor

Alex Kingsbury

Alex Kingsbury is deputy editor of the Ideas section. Before joining the Globe, Kingsbury worked as a senior producer at WBUR for the programs Radio Boston and On Point. He also worked for US News & World Report on a variety of beats, including higher education, the Iraq War, and the intelligence community.

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Brainiac

Reaching peak puppy cuteness

By , Globe Staff

For this study, human participants viewed dozens of photos of puppies.

Ideas | Alex Kingsbury

‘Post-truth,’ the ultimate form of cynicism

By , Globe Staff

Politicians lying is nothing new, but, by many accounts, it’s happening in a sneaky new way.

Brainiac

Big Data: The impact of urban living

By , Globe Staff

What these scientists found was alarming for a nation in an urban renaissance.

Brainiac

Big Data: 19,413

By , Globe Staff

This shift complicates public health efforts to prevent overdoses.