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The Curious Wavefunction

Cancer, genomics and technological solutionism: A time to be wary

In his new book “To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism”, the philosopher of technology Evgeny Morozov develops the concept of “technological solutionism”, the tendency to define problems primarily or purely based on whether or not a certain technology can address them. This is a concerning trend since it foreshadows a future [...]

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The Curious Wavefunction

On the uselessness of nuclear weapons

Two foundational beliefs have colored our views of nuclear weapons since the end of World War 2; one, that they were essential or at least very significant for ending the war, and two, that they have been and will continue to be linchpins of deterrence. These beliefs have, in one way or another, guided all [...]

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