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The painter does not paint on a virgin canvas. The writer does not write on a blank...
From syncopath
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I've been exploring the meaning of p2p with @notthisbody, and along the way trying to distill the concept down to a simple definition. The logic of p2p has long transcended file sharing and is beginning to transform everything from politics to our economy. 'peer-to-peer' only scratches the surface of what we mean by p2p. There are lots of...
From shiftctrlesc
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Dear Friends, You may ask about my magic hyperbolic 0 curvature disc. How come? It looks really...
From edanet
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The strange case of solar flares and radioactive elements When researchers found an unusual linkage between solar flares and the inner life of radioactive elements on Earth, it touched off a scientific detective investigation that could end up protecting the lives of space-walking astronauts and maybe rewriting some of the assumptions of...
From gamma
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Models vs. Patterns by Monica Anderson Grasping how things are. Why understanding comes first,...
From CoCreatr
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Polytopia
 
Hans Rosling, genius of data visualization at Gapminder leads us to grasp surprising big data and...
From CoCreatr
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"If anybody wants to access your time or knowledge or influence, they would have to pay for it...
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Suzanne was telling me the history of Argentine tango, a dance that “grew up” in the narrow...
From clownfysh
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My ability to make statements in this world is complicated by the fact that most people are, in...
From clownfysh
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From gamma
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Noho, New York City 2010 space in use...
From duly
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Illustration by Charles Glaubitz The object as product. The time of the product as merely the...
From Gabriel Shalom
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From michaelerule
Is quantum theory weird enough for the real world? Our most successful theory of nature is bewilderingly remote from reality. But fixing that may require a weirder theory still PHYSICS, its practitioners will proudly tell you, is the most fundamental of sciences. Its theories and laws distil the workings of the real world - of particles...
From gamma
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The time of getting fame for your name on its own is over. Artwork that is only about wanting...
From TheJehosephat
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It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness. If you...
From syncopath
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The Arctic Drifter is designed to travel on the prevailing winds above the Arctic Circle,...
From matthewspencer
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The latest version of a wonderful recursion. Mandelbox Zoom from hömpörgő on...
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DARPA is USA's military's advanced technology department. There's a lot of geniuses working...
From BenRayfield
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Phenomenal short story. The Last Question by Isaac Asimov — © 1956 The last question...
From alok subbarao
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Pulsating heart of a fool Undermining feeling beginning to pray within your walls Long ago...
From Lamaic
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It was a bright, winter day. The icy, crystal air scraped at my cheeks. With every breath, the frost cut deeper into my throat. Right through the extra thick wool sweater, the cold clawed at my bones. It felt as I was naked past my skin. This time there was no hope of returning unscathed. Somehow the inert brightness and cold amplified my sight;...
From Lamaic
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conditiones sine quibus non identitas indiscernibilium (on the technological...
From relemorais
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Alas. My computer is probably killing me. Isn't technology slowly killing us? It makes sense in evolution-that technology would slowly kill us all and not need a user. I sit with my laptop. Its warmth and humming noise sooth me. The warmth is like the warm touch of a humans....
From Environmentalalex
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Noho, New York City 2010.08.19
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UPDATE: Our Kickstarter project is officially online now! Please check it out: Desolation...
From ryan
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You know that innocence they always talk about that slowly gets sucked out of your soul as you get older and older? Where they judge you if you talk about the magnificent chain of events that just happened in your mind all at once that have nothing to do with the current conversation? Where they shut down your every suggestion because it's not...
From Laurenn
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Artificial Intelligence learns what music is and creates instruments you play with the mouse. I...
From BenRayfield
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From michaelerule
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LATE NIGHT When I woke up today and you weren't there to play then I wanted to be with...
From TherealGaryHill
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From Irek Kielczyk
 
Habit is a second nature that destroys the first. But what is nature? Why is...
From syncopath
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Our soul is cast into a body, where it finds number, time, dimension. Thereupon it...
From syncopath
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Thea idea for this post begun as a response message at but it includes some extra ideas in here. I don't want to be understood wrong so maybe is better to read that one first, but is not compulsory. In 1+1=3i, I think the third one is the imagination. Is in us. Is the same situation like in ireal numbers. Is something in, deep in us that...
From txnm2015
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Dear Friends, You may ask about my magic hyperbolic 0 curvature disc. How come? It looks really...
From edanet
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This PowerPoint file (link below) contains 36 of the more important graphs published in The...
From Jason J. Gleeson
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Getitindot.com, otherwise known as “GIIDC” is the next generation of social networking sites. We like to think of it as a cultural networking site! As the world seemingly gets smaller through the Internet, and people spend increasingly more time glued to their computer screens, watching other people sitting at their computer screens, we...
From faeazy
Ah, such a beautiful word. We've all felt it, some of us are feeling it right now but after all what's it to it? Me, I have a tendency of questioning everything, I demand reasons for all my actions, I try to explain events, feelings, relationships, and of course love. And you know what I've discovered? Statistics is the way to go when you're...
From Gingerrr
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Its the Cuban son...
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still today, no other thinker inspire and amaze me like Carl Sagan does... his enthusiasm with...
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"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society" ~...
From nagash
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Whatever intelligence is, it can't be intelligent all the way down. It's just dumb stuff at the bottom. — Andy Clark I believe we act based on a fundamental reliance on gut feelings. What we do is merely following 'the line of least resistance'. Those who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained. — William...
From XiXiDu
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The first decade of the 21st century is about to end in just a few weeks. Among many things, I find most impacting the explosion of knowledge in the field of brain sciences and human behavior in this decade. Though the great riddles of consciousness and the emergence of minds from brains are still open and far from any solution, many connections...
From Spaceweaver
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Yeah! Every Sunday at 6-8 PM in Santa Cruz, 101.1 FM. Or, online at www.freakradio.org. Support unlicensed, absolutely stupendiferous alien-pirate-freak radio! Conscious hiphop and live freestyles with guests, anything and everything goes... tell a friend. Oh yeah, and if you're feeling extra clever call in and get put on the air live:...
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