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Where does Intelligence Reside?

If we define intelligence as the ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills, examples of mimicry like the example detailed in this story (linked below) have always left me wondering how a biological organism would be able to perceive and respond, at whatever level it takes, to recognize and assemble this cloak of deception without some capacity to sense “other minds” as well as a capacity to carry out a morphological change in response to that recognition of what’s going on in the mind of the other species… 135 more words


Box office report: 'Get Out' slays competition with $30.5 million

As members of the film industry heads to the Dolby Theatre for the 89th Academy Awards, audiences are flocking to theaters ahead of Hollywood’s biggest night, elevating Jordan Peele’s directorial debut… 457 more words


The Power Law and The Nature of Systems

Zipf’s law, also known as the power law identifies the uncanny consistency of the frequency of behaviors in natural systems, including complex organized adaptive systems like biology. 351 more words


Amy Adams, The Rock, Riz Ahmed, more added as Oscars presenters

The Oscars’ guest list has grown by 11.

Amy Adams, Riz Ahmed, Javier Bardem, John Cho, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Felicity Jones, Leslie Mann, Janelle Monáe, David Oyelowo, Emma Stone, and Charlize Theron have joined the ABC telecast as presenters, the Academy announced Thursday. 232 more words


Dr. Manu O. Platt, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

Biomedical Engineering

Dick Van Dyke's Touching Tribute To Mary Tyler Moore: 'She Left An Imprint On Comedy'

As fans around the world mourn the passing of Mary Tyler Moore, who died Wednesday at 80, the trailblazing actress is being remembered by friends, fans and colleagues. 665 more words


New Professor Makes Forbes Short List of Top Scientists Under 30

In her first year as an assistant professor at the University of California San Diego, Melissa Gymrek is already bringing honor to the institution. In its 2017 roster of top-notch young scientists, Forbes magazine included Gymrek among its top 30 researchers in the Science category under age 30. 10 more words