1. The God Experiment

    The new atheism rejects God and the afterlife on the basis that their existence is not falsifiable. This is the position of Richard Dawkins, playing...

  2. Founded upon a rock

    Why the news is covering this paper from the 1980s, which was last revised in 2004, is beyond my comprehension, and I could say the...

  3. Exploring our interstellar turpitude

    The article claims, “The chance of an alien detection is, as always, small. But it’s not zero.”And the Russian billionaire who spends a lot of...

  4. A better way forward for technology

    The founding president of Facebook, Sean Parker, says that they consciously built a system that exploits human vulnerability.One tech investor has said, “The people who...

  5. Look Ma - no intelligence

    (Just look at that image: a gaggle of reporters and eager riders fawning over the city’s new self-driving shuttle while a giant mechanical praying mantis...