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The Harm That Data Do

Paying attention to how algorithmic systems impact marginalized people worldwide is key to a just and equitable future

October 24, 2018 — Joanna Redden

Young and Struggling in Science

Life is hard for early-career researchers, who must contend with uncertain futures, compete for funding and balance family life, with the frequent need to move for jobs

October 15, 2018 — Rebecca Boyle

The Unsolvable Problem

After a years-long intellectual journey, three mathematicians have discovered that a problem of central importance in physics is impossible to solve—and that means other big questions may be undecidable, too

October 9, 2018 — Toby S. Cubitt, David Pérez-García and Michael Wolf