Category Archives: Commentary

Solomon’s Horses: What are the legal and moral implications for creating Strong AI in Sharia?

A few days ago, Yonatan Zunger released “Artificial Intelligence, Talmud, and Sharia.” After reading this very interesting piece, I decided I’d attempt to add to the conversation specifically in the area of Sharia/Islamic thought. Before we talk about the problem of creating Strong AI, let’s talk about how Islamic law categorizes rulings. While Yonatan  presents […]

Isn’t Drop Shipping Haram? No, and here’s why

When discussing any business model, it’s important to drill down on the mechanics of each deal and understand how it differs compared to similar businesses and methods of selling. So what is drop shipping?  Drop shipping is a supply chain management technique in which the retailer does not keep goods in stock but instead transfers […]