Following Maslow’s hierarchy,people want more than just a career out of work. They also want community and cause.
Is the gun the basis of Anglo civilization? Provocative question from Aeon.
From Nature: CRISPR hack transforms cells into data recorders. Shades of Johnny Mnemonic!
MUDs as social spaces. Quite a comprehensive piece.
…what I suspected all along and what was fuelling my disappointment with academia. Alright, maybe too broad a generalization but I’ve found many PhDs to be a little lopsided in their outlook, often unable to relate to people outside their field. This program aims to change that: Training PhD students to be thinkers, not just specialists.
Fake news was just the beginning. The postmodern curse is about to amp up.
“What happens when anyone can make it appear as if anything has happened, regardless of whether or not it did?”
Software Engineering Modeling Applied to English Verb Classification (and Poetry) ends the paper with a software engineering model of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s The Arrow and the Song, resulting in a strange and beautiful (but mostly strange) thing.