Rob Farquharson is a Masters of Philosophy candidate at the University of Adelaide, where he is studying the philosophical foundation of cognitive science with a focus on real world examples. His current case study is on the homing behaviour of desert ants. He is also an undergraduate tutor, and has a keen interest in moral philosophy.
We spoke about no-platforming, in particular the recent cases of this occurring against Ayaan Hirsi Ali on her trip to Australia, and Peter Singer in Canada, artificial intelligence, and wild-animal suffering.
Below are some additional resources for understanding the difference between digital and analogue computing that Rob mentioned in the podcast.
“Algebra gives way to geometry: exploiting physical structures, not symbols, to compute Pythagorean Theorem.”