Week 17 miscellany: AI, U2, Hillsborough, Boaty McBoatface, Chernobyl, dinner parties
|We went to a 1920s-style ball|
David Conn has written thoroughly and powerfully about the Hillsborough disaster and the scandal that followed it.
As Artificial Intelligence becomes increasingly A Thing, Dorcas Cheng-Tozun considers how what we think about human life could affect the decisions we're going to be facing.
What does the Boaty McBoatface debacle tell us about the limits of representative democracy? Uri Friedman exposes the truth.
Talking of the limits of democracy, it's not often that I'll recommend you read Frankie Boyle but he's got it pitch-perfect on the doctors' strikes and those involved.
Talking of terrible decisions that lead to destruction and death, Karin Brulliard reports on what Chernobyl looks like 30 years after a nuclear meltdown.
Talking of finding life in a wasteland (kind of), Jen Wilkin encourages us to open our homes for hospitality, rather than entertaining.
Finally, Bono loves Eugene Peterson's The Message so the two of them got together to talk about the psalms: