What would happen if researchers created a neural network where the cells were all slightly different, just like we see in biological systems?
Rabbi Daniel Swartz is a prominent voice in connecting Jews with environmental activism – and other faith groups as well.
A discussion between Dr. Steven Pinker and Rabbi Geoff Mitelman on Dr. Pinker’s new book, “Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters.”
Our challenge is to avoid inventing differences that lead to the world’s disarray, while still embracing the inherent differences we all have.
Like all of our work on these High Holy Days, a “User Review” draws us out of our own individual concern and calls us to see the wider world around us.
In this time of fragility, repairing the world is needed more than ever.
It might seem counterintuitive to look at a year when we’re hoping to be able to do more and say instead to ourselves, “let’s take a step back,” but I think that makes it all the more crucial.
We all struggle, we all deal with both good and bad luck, and even our moral judgments are not fully the results of our own decisions.
We need to follow great advice to be independent thinkers.
How does our collective story influence our memory – and how we adapt to the future?