Getting AI to write a Thesis on Transgender and Non-binary Archaeology.
So, today we discovered that The University of York is going to offer the ex-mayor of Bangor a PhD scholarship to study “Transgender and Non-Binary Archaeology”. Given the very concepts of “transgender” and “non-binary” did not exist until a few months ago, the archaeological record is likely to be mainly located in high street litter and topsoil. Call me old-fashioned, but my PhD was mostly about coming up with some novel ideas about complicated stuff and subjecting them to the harsh test of reality. Kids these days have other ideas. My old skeptical friend Gimpy though did wonder if any [read more...]