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Did an apple really fall on Newton’s head?
The original post can be found at www.principia.blog Everyone knows that The Principia was based on the inspiration that struck Newton when the apple struck his head, as you can see from the cartoon above. The thought that passed through hi…
What do the data say?
In modern times we experience regular public exchanges of opinion, whether about COVID-19 policies, humanity’s influence on climate, or whether or not the local jail needs replacing. When arguing in the public sphere, opposing sides each frame…
Algorithms Reaching into Society, our Bodies and our Brain
Just a few years ago, who would have thought that algorithms would be regularly making important decisions once made by humans, and they would be so complex that we would not be able to fully understand how they made their decisions (even though we rely o…