A Google researcher looks into the mind of a computer.
Arthur I. Miller | Jul 1
Hypocritical and random in nature, citizenship is an empty rhetorical shell deployed to perpetuate abuse, dispossession, and exclusion.
Dimitry Kochenov | Jun 24
High-profile failures present an opportunity to enhance public understanding and appreciation for the self-correcting nature of mainstream science.
Chad Orzel | Jun 23
“We live in one way, and we think in another. We learn to think in parallel. It’s a skill, an art of living.”
Kari Marie Norgaard | Jun 19
"I know that I am making the right decision because whenever I think about changing my gender role, I am flooded with feelings of relief."
Ben Barres | Jun 11
Over time, #TrayvonMartin transformed from a signifier of Martin himself to a symbol of the broader condition of racial bias and injustice in America.
Sarah J. Jackson, Moya Bailey, and Brooke Foucault Welles | Jun 5
We no longer believe that witches ride on brooms, but we continue to believe that races have powers that we should fear.
Peter Temin | Jun 4
Societal values, the caste system, arranged marriages, the high probability of being disinherited for coming out — in India, everything runs counter to gay liberation.
Frédéric Martel | Jun 2
American writer and activist Dhoruba Bin Wahad was falsely imprisoned for 19 years. His essay on the national oppression of black people remains deeply relevant today.
Dhoruba Bin Wahad | May 30
A mind-bending, jargon-free account of the popular interpretation of quantum mechanics.
John Gribbin | May 20