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Stephen Hawking: Aggression will destroy humanity unless we apply empathy

“… The human failing I would most like to correct is aggression,” Hawking replied.

“It may have had survival advantage in caveman days, to get more food, territory or partner with whom to reproduce, but now it threatens to destroy us all.”

http://news360.com/article/280071668

Science

"Data Science: Where are We Going?" - Dr. DJ Patil (Strata + Hadoop 2015)

The White House has appointed the country’s first ever Chief Data Scientist.  8 seconds into this video Obama begins his introduction of Dr. Patil with my new favorite data science joke!   6 more words

News/politics

ISIS is proof of the failed "war on terror"

Today al-Qaeda-type movements rule a vast area in northern and western Iraq and eastern and northern Syria, several hundred times larger than any territory ever controlled by Osama bin Laden. 1,939 more words

Aaron Freeman reblogged this on INCISITY and commented:

Featured Image -- 1568Does that mean we should wimp out and stop waging it?