Monthly Archives: March 2021

Now is the time to stand in solidarity, not project blame on the ‘Other’

Novelist Arundhati Roy suggests that we might think about the current COVID-19 pandemic, a deadly global health crisis which has been disorganising planetary life and exacerbating social inequalities for over a year now, as a portal. She suggests we experiment … Continue reading

Posted in Personal thoughts | Comments Off on Now is the time to stand in solidarity, not project blame on the ‘Other’

Universities and academic freedom during the Covid-19 pandemic: key challenges

Dr Seçkin Sertdemir Özdemir Collegium Researcher at the Turku Institute for Advanced Studies and the Department of Philosophy, Contemporary History and Political Science and Visiting Fellow in the European Institute at the LSE The Covid-19 pandemic has had a dramatic … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Exploring unconventional ways to make physical systems compute

There are many tasks of practical interest that are not suited for conventional computer algorithms. Suppose for instance that we want to turn speech into text. Although it is easy for us to prepare examples of speech and the corresponding … Continue reading

Posted in Research | Tagged , | Leave a comment