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Timestamp #40: The Enemy of the World

Doctor Who: The Enemy of the World
(6 episodes, s05e17-e22, 1967-68)

This was one of the best in the season so far, especially that action-filled pulse-pounding opening sequence. 325 more words


Timestamp #39: The Ice Warriors

Doctor Who: The Ice Warriors
(6 episodes, s05e11-e16, 1967)

Traveling through time and space, and it’s like they never left. Except this time, the TARDIS is sideways. 800 more words


On Personal Responsibility

Participating in public matters shouldn’t simply be a public responsibility. It is also a personal responsibility.

There are far too many of us who seek to contribute positively to our life together, but we lack a sense of personal ownership behind these contributions. 484 more words


Timestamp #38: The Abominable Snowmen

Doctor Who: The Abominable Snowmen
(6 episodes, s05e05-e10, 1967)

The Doctor is excited to be back in Tibet, has a Holy Ghanta to return to the local monastery, and the adventure begins with murder. 173 more words


A Symbol, for Which it Stands

The power of symbols is not lost on me, and I often find myself divided between two camps. On the one hand, symbols can carry a tremendous amount of weight and history. 972 more words


criticality and scaling in evolutionary ecology


Criticality and Scaling in Evolutionary Ecology, Ricard V. Sole, Susanna C Manrubia, Michael Benton, Stuart Kauffman and Per Bak,
Submitted to Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 265 more words

Genetic Algorithms

Best Day of Television

A meme has been making the rounds on Facebook about getting children into nature, claiming that kids “don’t remember their best day of television.” Thankfully, many of the people in my geeky circles have torn it apart with their best life-changing television memories. 325 more words