High performance computing researcher. Interested in Astrophysics, Neuroscience, Economics, Math, history. Atheist. Learning French and Portuguese.
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The Time I Was Triggered.
Nothing is beyond scrutiny, everything should be up for discussion. Every right we enjoy comes from challenging ideas and fighting for what we believe in. As a liberal, this is very important to me…
The Social Leap
In the compelling popular science tradition of Sapiens and Guns, Germs, and Steel, a groundbreaking and eye-opening exploration that appl...
Josephine Mathias: By his own standard, Justin Trudeau is apparently a racist
Comment Nation: I can’t wait to see Trudeau explain his way out of this one
The Benefits of Solitude
Loneliness—the sense of isolation and alienation from society—has always been a part of the human condition, much discussed by philosophers and theologians. In the past few years, however, loneline…
Social complexity and personality
Behavioural and Social Sciences at Nature Research
70s Sci-Fi Art
70s Sci-Fi Art
Gordon C. Davies, “Space Cadet,” 1971
Author Kamila Shamsie stripped of literary award over BDS support
German city rescinds Nelly Sachs Prize from British Pakistani author, citing her support of the pro-Palestine movement.
The Why Factor - Why are we so gloomy about the world? - BBC Sounds
Sandra Kanthal asks if human nature is wired to fixate on the downsides of life.
38 - David Sloan Wilson - The Evolutionary View of Life
2:07 Evolutionary theory as a comprehensive way of looking at life 7:20 Evolutionary theory and English literature 11:52 Gene-centric evolutionary theory versus the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis 15:
Jonathan Kay: Conservatives shouldn’t unleash cancel-culture insanity on the wounded Trudeau
They are legitimizing the very same witch-hunt culture that, in recent years, has led to the deterioration of our national politics into a hysterical bug hunt
The legal change that could destroy tourism in Bali
Unmarried Australians who have sex in Bali could be jailed under draconian new laws being considered by Indonesia's parliament.
r/dataisbeautiful - Nightlights dataset helps map the economic growth and expansion of cities in China between 1992 and 2013 [OC]
38 votes and 8 comments so far on Reddit
Gaming Sarah Braasch
Cathy Young took a deep dive into the Yale story of “napping while black,” seized upon as a battle in the war against racism at Yale. It revealed a few things of social significance abo…
Comparison of Two Methods for Studying Fraternal Birth Order and Homosexuality in Men
Artificial Intelligence Takes On Earthquake Prediction
After successfully predicting laboratory earthquakes, a team of geophysicists has applied a machine learning algorithm to quakes in the Pacific Northwest.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg defends Brett Kavanaugh, says he's a 'very decent' man
"My two newest colleagues are very decent, very smart individuals," Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said.
Blackface and the Fine Art of Retroactive Repudiation
Are we prepared to rebuke everyone from Judy Garland to Joni Mitchell to Jimmy Kimmel?
For Green Energy, MIT Aims To Build 'A Star On Earth'
Skeptics joke that fusion is the energy source of the future ... and always will be. But a local company says it's getting close to making reliable fusion energy a reality.
Don't Believe All Women, Because Some Are Terrible
This week’s renewed attacks on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh revealed a great deal about the entrenched partisanship and lack of journalistic integrity that have prompted so many Americans to…View Post
Work Minus Jobs With Calum Chace – Does the future of work mean no more jobs?
We are quickly approaching a point of no return with technology and jobs. Do we have a plan, or are we just going to wing it?
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