Do you know about the Unabomber, aka Ted Kaczynski? He was a man that sent bombs in the mail all around the US, killing three people and injuring 23. Now something about him that struck me as extremely strange was his motives were to stop the spread of modern technology. He was an anarchist that […]
So where are all those civilizations at?
When I look up at the night sky, as I ponder on my own existence, a great comfort hits me whenever I think of aliens. I mean can we really be alone in the universe? I find that unlikely in the long run, but what about the Fermi Paradox, the famous contradiction that highlights the […]
Science fiction builds mental resiliency in young readers
https://theconversation.com/science-fiction-builds-mental-resiliency-in-young-readers-135513 A very nice little article in reading by Ester Jones from The Conversation. But the critical thinking and agile habits of mind prompted by this type of literature may actually produce resilience and creativity that everyday life and reality typically do not.
My Review of Children of Dune by Frank Herbert
The Dune saga is essential for any science fiction reader, and if you loved the first book then the next two books are definitely worth the effort to read. I would personally say that Children of Dune is the best out of the first three books. Herbert’s world building and prolific imagery is arguably the […]
Watch “Why Are You Alive – Life, Energy & ATP” on YouTube
A very awesome video about Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) by the channel Kurzgegt.
Scientists Buzzing Over Virgin Birth and Genetic Mystery That’s Been Solved – SciTechDaily
https://scitechdaily.com/scientists-buzzing-over-virgin-birth-and-genetic-mystery-thats-been-solved/ An interesting article from Science daily.
This AI poet mastered language to write like Shakespeare.
https://spectrum.ieee.org/artificial-intelligence/machine-learning/this-ai-poet-mastered-rhythm-rhyme-and-natural-language-to-write-like-shakespeare THIS IS IT. The penultimate moment of human creation, imagine what the ancients would have thought about this milestone in technology. Think about it, we humans pride ourselves with our endless creativity and capabilities of poetic mastery. What does this mean? Insane to think that a machine can emulate the most prolific poet in […]
Archaeologists discover 41,000 year old yarn crafted by Neanderthals
Italy reports the lowest number of cases and deaths in almost 2 months
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-05-03/italy-reports-fewest-virus-deaths-since-lockdown-started A great sign in the midst of this pandemic.
Quote about now
His ordinary awareness persisted in the singular flow of now, reflecting a universe of uncertainties. Children of Dune -F Frank Herbet A beautiful sentence I read.