Techno-sociologist Zeynep Tufecki provides a stark view of the potential future of artificial intelligence (AI) and the possible dystopia toward which we are heading.
Preprints are early drafts of a paper before it has gone through peer review. Should non-peer reviewed material be included in published article reference lists? If so, how can we make that clear to readers?
Ten years of blogging — a look at how we got here and where we hope to go.
A video explaining the written system for the Inuktitut language, which uses an abugida instead of an alphabet.
Designing a symbol for the long term. Can your design last 10,000 years?
Learn about our alphabet, all the letters from A through Yogh.
A look at a surprisingly useful pre-digital tool from Merriam-Webster.
Would an AI-driven peer review system improve objectivity? Cathy O’Neil, author of Weapons of Math Destruction explains the biases and subjectivity inherent in algorithms.
How what seems like magic can be explained with a little math.
Meet our newest Chef, Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe.