Natural language processing algorithms applied to three million materials science abstracts uncover relationships between words, material compositions and properties, and predict potential new thermoelectric materials.
What would it be like if you could control your mood with a hand held device? Literally turn the device to different settings and make yourself happier and sadder? Alix Spiegel talks to a woman who has that power.
Letter is a place to share the important things we often leave unsaid
GurwinderThe lovely @IonaItalia wrote me a letter on @LetterWiki asking me to recount my earliest significant memory, and about my thoughts on memory and identity generally, so I did so. Her letter, and my response, can be read here
GurwinderI just sent the mighty @IonaItalia another letter on @Letterwiki continuing our discussion about identity and memory. She wanted me to tell her how I became who I am. I try to answer this labyrinthine question.
GurwinderIn medieval Germany, husbands and wives could legally settle disputes by fighting each other with clubs. To make it "fair", the man would stand waist-deep in a hole.
If you think we're a nasty & stupid species now, think about how far we've come.
I know I’m not alone when I say that I can feel the gap between my world and my parents’ world widening. They barely know what memes and influencers are — and yet, our culture is being completely re-shaped by them. Making sense of 2019 feels like a...