Chris DiCarlo: “The ‘FAIR’ Machine Project”

In one of his posts about INR5, Jerry Coyne discusses Chris DiCarlo’s presentation at the event: Chris DiCarlo related the heartbreaking tale about how he had lost jobs and tenure by being an atheist—in Canada!—and proposed that we devise some kind of “fairness machine” that could make decisions without human bias. … Continue reading

Harriet Hall @INR5

Harriet Hall’s talk at INR5 is entitled is “Religion Can Be Hazardous to your Health,” and  one viewer of the video, Jan Djärv, calls it Upsetting stuff. Dr. Harriet A. Hall, MD is a retired family physician and former Air Force flight surgeon who writes about medicine, so-called complementary and alternative … Continue reading

Lawrence Krauss @INR5

  The talk Lawrence Krauss delivered at INR5 is entitled “A Journey to the Beginning of Time: Turning Metaphysics into Physics.” One commenter, David Ezzio, says, Another truly fascinating talk by Lawrence Krauss. I’ll have to watch it many more times to wrap my head around some of the things … Continue reading

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