Science funding is a gamble so let’s give out money by lottery
The body is the missing link for truly intelligent machines
Intelligence: a history
There is a moral argument for keeping great apes in zoos
The great cryptocurrency heist
E J Spode
Why upgrading your brain could make you less human
What the teleprompter tells us about truth, Trump and speech
Winter is a time of regeneration: we’ll miss it when it’s gone
The makeover trap
The missing fossils matter as much as the ones we have found
Adrian Currie & Derek Turner
We need a contract for co-parenting, not just for marriage
Shame on you
Here’s to the lost art of lying down
What say you, dinosaur?
Why sexual desire is objectifying – and hence morally wrong
The minds of other animals
When robots read books
What would Leibniz say about the schisms in Europe today?
Maria Rosa Antognazza
Murder in virtual reality should be illegal
What the Aztecs can teach us about happiness and the good life
Being ill, living well
Ian J Kidd
Deep time’s uncanny future is full of ghostly human traces
Only governments can safeguard the openness of the internet
Buck to the future
Now it’s time to prepare for the Machinocene
The economy is more a messy, fractal living thing than a machine
What fuels today’s politics of hate?
Do you believe in the ideal of an authentic self?
Under what conditions is it acceptable to treat absence of evidence as evidence of absence?
Are there certain kinds of knowledge that it’s beyond the ability of humans to express?
Is sexual desire inherently objectifying?
Could algorithms ever match or surpass human literary scholars?