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Week 3

“Techno-Fix: Why Technology Won’t Save Us or the Environment,” a talk given by Dr. Huesemann, is a series of observations that describe technological optimism and the limitations of technology. 491 more words

Some Complaints about Parts and Wholes

In the comment here, John Nerst effectively rejects the existence of parts and wholes:

In my view, there must be a set of fundamental rules that the universe is running on and fundamental entities that doesn’t reduce to something else, and everything else is simply descriptions of the consequences of those rules.

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Your politics are written in your face

Researchers claim that in future artificial intelligence will be able, with a high degree of accuracy, to determine an individual’s political opinions, their level of intelligence and their propensity to criminal behaviour. 239 more words


clicking down the delta: paul margree on mikroton recordings

MKM – Instants//Paris (Mikroton Recordings)

Burkhard Beins / Lucio Capece / Martin Küchen / Paul Vogel -Fracture Mechanics (Mikroton Recordings)

Ease – No No No, No (Mikroton Recordings) 1,809 more words

No Audience Underground

To Solve the Biggest Mystery in Physics, Join Two Kinds of Law | Quanta Magazine

A different way to look at what the study of physics can be all about.  Perhaps the answer lies in finding a common approach that finds a bridge between the philosophies and approaches of emergence and reductionism. 15 more words


Information, from the structure of the universe to life

Speaker: Robbert Dijkgraaf
Department: Kavli institute
Subject: Information, from the structure of the universe to life
Location: TU Delft
Date: 07-09-2017
Author: Renée van der Winden… 555 more words

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