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 […]
Everyone wants change all of a sudden, but don’t know that all this unrest will only bring more authoritarian measures implemented in the foreseeable future. I’m certain the situation will only get worsened by these protests, I mean c’mon people here in the states we have a relatively good police force, nothing compared too actual […]
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 […]
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01423-4 This is an article from Nature about the concerns raised by officials over the antivaxer movement around the world. I find these people fascinating, especially when they fight a against a system that will potentially save them.
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.
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 […]
https://bookriot.com/2018/11/14/must-read-microhistory-books/ History books I will get soon.
My endeavors in reading this book by the magnificent Susan Bauer never ceased to amaze me and enthrall me with it’s incredible history condensed into easy to read chapters. While it did take me 3-4 months of sporadic reading to finally finish this 700 page monster, from the very beginning I knew I was in […]