A Stake in The Future: A Letter to My Future Child

My Dear Child, When you have come of age and are reading this letter, I hope that the world is still a habitable place for you. However, if climate change has taken a turn for the worse, then I'm terribly sorry for deciding with your mother to bring you into this world. At the point … Continue reading A Stake in The Future: A Letter to My Future Child

Demystifying Evolution: Why The Theory of Evolution Shouldn’t Threaten Anyone’s Beliefs

In some of my previous posts ("Thinking, The Past and Where-to-Go", "Social Heuristics", "Machine Learning vs Human Learning"), I briefly mentioned that the way humans learn and use heuristics have been shaped by evolutionary forces over the course of human history. People who are skeptical of evolution might dismiss the rest of what I have … Continue reading Demystifying Evolution: Why The Theory of Evolution Shouldn’t Threaten Anyone’s Beliefs