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Biomedical Engineering student at Técnico Lisboa

In our society, a gender binary is instilled in us since birth, restricting us to set paths in life. But has this always been so? In what way did sex and gender identity impact the social and labor duties of our distant ancestors? …


In 1950, Alan Turing devised a test to determine whether a machine has human-like intelligence, which he dubbed the ‘imitation game’: a human tester is tasked with determining which one of two different ‘players’ is human and which is a computer, using only written responses to written questions. [1] Today…


The topic of gender identity is still the source of controversy in the public discourse and often leads to skepticism about the existence and legitimacy of people who do not conform to the sex they were assigned at birth. In the midst of this, the idea that this subject has…


How do televisions work? There are small people in small sets inside the TV. How does our mind work? There is a homunculus inside our head controlling our thoughts, actions and emotions. How did the Universe come to be? God created it.

The interesting thing these naive answers have in…

Guilherme Pata

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