It might be helpful to know that newspaper and magazine editors — here, the editors at Aeon, where this piece was originally published — come up with the headlines. (Not so in academic essays, etc.) Hence, it would be reasonable to read this piece, and indeed any piece written for, say, the NYT or the Guardian, with that in mind.

Practical Philosopher, Ph.D. | Rinzai Zen Buddhist (https://andrewjtaggart.com) | Examining What Technologists Are Taking For Granted

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