Daily Archives: August 24, 2015

Sister Nuala Kenny and the Right to Assistance in Dying

by | August 24, 2015

Guest post by Eric MacDonald It was announced on 14th August 2015 that an inter-Provincial-Territorial advisory group on physician assisted dying was being formed. This seems almost to be a “tu quoque” to the Harper government’s risible appointment of an expert panel on assisted dying that included three members, two of which had given evidence… Read more »

Chris DiCarlo: “The ‘FAIR’ Machine Project”

by | August 24, 2015

In one of his posts about INR5, Jerry Coyne discusses Chris DiCarlo’s presentation at the event: Chris DiCarlo related the heartbreaking tale about how he had lost jobs and tenure by being an atheist—in Canada!—and proposed that we devise some kind of “fairness machine” that could make decisions without human bias. In the video, “The ‘FAIR’… Read more »