Machinery of Grace

Machinery of Grace
Shakir Mohamed | 1345 words (~14mins). Will link to video and slides once it's ready. for TEDxLSTM: Unknown Destinations Dearest, Dearest, note how these two are alike: This harpsichord pavane by Purcell And the racer’s twelve-speed bike. The machinery of grace is always simple. These are the opening lines from a poem entitled Machines by ...

A New Consciousness of Inclusion in Machine Learning

A New Consciousness of Inclusion in Machine Learning
On LGBT Freedoms and our Support for Machine Learning in Africa This is an exploration of my thinking and my personal views. Read in · 1147 words · Soon, in two neighbouring countries in Africa, two large machine learning events will take place: one in Nairobi in Kenya, and another in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. ...

Racialised Lives and the Life Beyond

Racialised Lives and the Life Beyond
I spoke at the 2019 Equality in Science Symposium at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. This is the text of  my contribution, and you can watch the video (jump to 2:20:50). Read in 15mins. is truly an honour to be here with you today. How amazing to be in this historic city of Liverpool, ...