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The Importance of Music

Music is something that most people listen to in some form, no matter the genre, or if its just simple humming, music is a language everyone can speak. 712 more words

Adam Gaffney

Childhood

I know for a fact that I am not the only one who sometimes misses my childhood. I do not have a bad life, I’m in my dream course at my dream Uni, and acing it. 916 more words

Adam Gaffney

Correlation & Causation Pt. 2: Undead Philosophy

This is the second in a two-part series on correlation and causation, and how conflating the two can dramatically distort our perceptions and thinking. 1,333 more words

Good Decisionmaking

Political philosophers have weird debates

The debate with Robert Nozick over self-ownership got to the level of do we own our own eyes or are they open for harvest and redistribution to be blind. 170 more words

Classical Liberalism

Artsy Science: Einstein and the Secret of the Imagination

Today’s post is the first in a collection of posts on the artistic side of science.  Through both art and science, we humans try to make sense of the world around us, and the two fields have a lot more in common than you might expect. 302 more words

Science

Elizabeth's Top 10 Anxiety Tips

I was very tempted to make this sound like one of those buzzfeed articles you see all over the place: “13 Fail-Proof Anxiety Tips You Won’t Believe Actually Work” or “17 Tricks To Melt Away Anxiety, You Won’t Believe Number 7!!” Then everyone clicks and instantly scrolls to number 7. 1,794 more words

Choosing the right language for the job

Quick: Which programming language would you use for a big project?

There is no single answer to that question without a few more specifics. The “right” language to use depends heavily on the type of problem at hand. 885 more words