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Razib Khan's Unsupervised Learning

Feb 26, 2021

Chad Orzel is a spherical object…actually, no. He’s a physicist. More precisely, a physics professor at Union College, in Schenectady, New York.

He’s the author of four books:

Feb 20, 2021

This week’s guests made time to chat at a moment’s notice over the last 24 hours as the luckiest of us are just beginning to get back to normal life (though many here remain without water even after power was restored). This is very much a rough draft of history, not my usual evergreen type of content. I’m...

Feb 19, 2021

Rob Henderson is one of the most interesting young thinkers active today. A writer with an engaging Twitter account and must-subscribe newsletter, he is perhaps most well known today for his popularization of the concept of “luxury beliefs.”

My conversation with Rob occurred in the midst of the worldwide COVID-19...

Feb 12, 2021

John Hawks is a paleoanthropologist who has been a researcher and commentator in the fields of human evolutionary biology and paleoanthropology for over two decades. With a widely-read weblog, a book on Homo naledi, and highly cited scientific papers, Hawks’ voice is essential to understanding the origin of our...

Feb 5, 2021

On January 22nd, 1973, the Supreme Court of the United States of America declared abortion legal in all 50 states when it decided Roe vs. Wade. This landmark decision was arguably one of the two biggest cases in relation to social policy in the US in the 20th century (the other being 1954’s Brown v. Board of...