Why do we read?

Some thoughts on recommending papers. Read More ›


Uncovering biases, really?

Researchers feel very righteous when they acknowledge social biases in the algorithms they create. But are they truly doing the right thing? Read More ›

society – On unconscious bias in language

Brilliant, decent philosophers

Language influences what people think a philosopher should be: decent and brilliant. Does this impact on the way the field is run, and who feels welcome? Read More ›


How small is the World Wide Web, really?

We are continuously told that the WWW is huge, and that we must rely on large corporations to navigate its immensity. But is this true? Read More ›