Word of the Day: Du Bois

First published on my legacy blog, Principia Politica, adapted from an essay submitted while studying as a first-year undergraduate student at University of Cambridge, 2018-19. The essay was awarded the mark of first. W.E.B. Du Bois, like Steve Biko and Frantz Fanon, looks at three dimensions of racial inequality:  1)   structural, 2)   psychological, and 3)   moral. Meet … Continue reading Word of the Day: Du Bois

The revolution will be unified: Why humans and AI should fuse to form a universal mind

What scientific advance, big or small, would you like to see above all else in your lifetime, and why does it matter to you? (Nature essay competition, 2019) Word count: 1,000 (excluding header, footer, title, sub-titles, word count, and references) In 1651, after a long and brutal civil war, English philosopher Thomas Hobbes called for … Continue reading The revolution will be unified: Why humans and AI should fuse to form a universal mind