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Special issue on ALIFE and society published

The organizers of 2016 edition of the International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (ALIFE VX) have edited a special issue of the journal Artificial Life… 270 more words

Publications

The secret of a nice cup of Coffee

Many who know me well can confirm that my day begins with the right turn if accompanied by a nice cup of coffee.

If this does not happen for some reason related to forgetfulness or lack of time for the ritual that sees me filling the vintage Moka in the kitchenette and sipping my favorite drink in peace and before carrying my dog in a hurry, something will definitely be wrong. 910 more words

Science Communication

The Importance Of Mercy

I’m doing some reading as I try to frame a book project that will attempt to change the way we see (and therefore treat) animals, and there is an interesting, religious-based argument, that is not about animal rights so much as a plea for the exercise of mercy (which would makes us better humans, and better honor whatever God one believes in). 169 more words

Environment