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 […]
I am finally 21 years of age. If you told me when I was high school that my 21st will land in the middle of global pandemic. I would have never believed you, but this world is chalk full of surprises ain’t it. What a time to be alive! Our lives will forever be marred […]
Fear is death.
I must not fear. Fear is the mind killer. Fear is the little death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone through me I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has […]
Working like dogs….
I know this blog should be used for letting my thoughts be heard and I will start to do that more often than just sharing interesting articles I found online. I will work more on writing about biological topics more in depth, but I have been working real hard at my real job. I will […]
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 […]
A little thing I thought.
What if we were in fact seeded by some space faring civilization long ago. I know it’s probably not the case, but still it’s fun to think about. Let’s say that you and I are some genetic experiment left to its own devices on some backwater planet somewhere. What if our creators left us somewhere […]
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 […]
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.
A beautiful aurora beneath the stars seen from space. Credits- NASA johnson/ Riccardo Rossi
https://v.redd.it/4rzpepywnfu41 A seriously beautiful view of the Aurora borealis from space worth sharing.