Some reading

— on March 10, 2016

Peanut allergy, what do – this research was recently updated as well

Wikipedia go – bored? try this

Conversation about the future – predicting the future is a burgeoning hobby, not necessarily for any accuracy, but for interesting perspectives

More future predicting –  currently the focus on computing, while very warranted, is flooding popular press due to alphago and other AI advancements. All exciting to witness but it takes a lot of work to dissociate the ideas and events from the rhetoric and opinions.

Developing utopia – good to broach this subject in a thoughtful manner because it has a high likelihood of becoming necessary, and is already happening

Election Update

, on February 7, 2016

The Presidential Candidates Ranked By Their Usefulness In A Bar Fight by Ali Davis was amusing.


on January 2, 2016

Animals might well think in ways that humans cannot yet decipher because they are too different from the ways humans think.

Animal Minds is an essay comparing human consciousness to animals’. I believe the above quote to be an important point to keep in mind while reading the article, but what strikes me most is how amazing our world is, both the lifeless and lively bits. Often we are searching for something else out there, something more, but few can say they comprehend the intense extraordinariness and awe that surrounds us.

Seinfeld Piece

— on December 26, 2015

All fathers essentially dress in the clothing style of the last good year of their lives.

This is an old article about Seinfeld that I was reminded of while trying to find the source for the above joke that continues to be timeless.

Quick list

, , , on December 13, 2015

Election throwback.

Recently serving for jury duty, this was a fun read, also a reminder to get people to watch 12 Angry Men, also a reminder at how ridiculous the judicial system is.

CRISPR is here and genetic engineering is coming.

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