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Episode 34

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Scarlet works through some PTSD episodes; Ryan talks about open house at community maker space; nerd-out on NASA’s Orion launch; Suicide Squad in pre-production; tangentially talk about Gotham, Psycho-Pass & Death Note… 6 more words

Optography

This bit of psychometrics provides more of a basis for my intuitive claim that the frontal lobe provides the first 95-99% of IQ, and something behind the ears is required to break the 135 barrier: 684 more words

disenchantedscholar reblogged this on Philosophies of a Disenchanted Scholar and commented:

I love this idea. I think you might refer to the difference between specialized 'genius' and general genius aka 'polymathy'.

Talking To Myself

Hello, my name is Y3W_TREE, but you don’t care about that. The question isn’t, “Who are you?” The real question is, “What is it about you that makes you different from the other whiny Social Justice Warriors who pop up with their own blog every 15 seconds?” 331 more words

Bullshit

Benjamin Franklin Polymath, autodidact, or patriot

Franklin was by far the oldest of the founding fathers. From the city of brotherly love. Inventor, author, lover.

his thoughts but pennies

father of bifocal sorts might

as well’ve been Frank

Arts

Al-Biruni

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I feel so ashamed for not knowing much about al-Biruni – the polymath who lived in the 11’th century. His name was brought to my attention by a newspaper article announcing the establishment of a new private university named Biruni University in Turkey. 216 more words

Physics

The students and culture of tomorrow

The Renaissance was not just an isolated period in history, revived only through fusty old art historians – it is an entity that ebbs and flows throughout the history of society and it appears whenever there are significant waves of development in technology. 1,625 more words

Building Billion-Dollar Businesses in Latin America

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Wenyi Cai goes to plop down in a chair in a cramped, bare-bones office with white walls, sticky notes and black scuff marks. I pin her at about 29, but to be polite, I pass over the question. 121 more words

Colombia