Category Archives: Science

Kim Stanley Robinson On Why Novels Are So Beautiful

During the past year my schedule has undergone some radical changes. I don’t have much time to watch TV or video these days, but I listen to several hours of audio every day, both radio and podcasts. The Coode Street … Continue reading

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If I Could See Through Your Eyes

Something amazing happened today. I stumbled upon an unanswered question I first puzzled over a long time ago. Oddly enough, I remember vividly the first time I explained it to my best friend. I think we had just started High … Continue reading

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Dissatisfaction And Imagining If Things Could Be Otherwise

Dissatisfaction Dissatisfaction is the mainspring of aspiration and effort, though of course there can be dissatisfaction without aspiration. Envy, malice, and the other base passions may be sources of dissatisfaction that warp the soul instead of stimulating and urging it. … Continue reading

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I Am Glowing

Playing around with a thermal imaging camera yesterday:

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Selfishness Isn’t A Winning Strategy

I hoped I would have some time to read (and write!) during vacation, but it didn’t happen. However I was able to catch up on some of the articles I’d saved with Instapaper. One I particularly enjoyed was from the … Continue reading

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What is wrong with people?

Today via a link to an interesting article in The Guardian posted on LinkedIn by Luca Toledo, I  found an amazing video from a camera sent into space by a 7 year old boy and his father.

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