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AI, Robotics and Your Health

2018-06-20T12:44:41+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: AI, Health, Uncategorized|

At the second Science Meets Congress event, AI, Robotics and Your Health, experts from academia and the private sector talked with Scientific American Editor in Chief Mariette DiChristina about the... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Source: AI, Robotics and Your Health

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How Does the Quantum World Cross Over?

2018-06-20T05:08:41+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

The universe according to quantum mechanics is strange and probabilistic, but our everyday reality seems nailed down. New experiments aim to probe where—and why—one realm passes into the... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Source: How Does the Quantum World Cross Over?

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Could Multiple Personality Disorder Explain Life, the Universe and Everything?

2018-06-20T05:07:42+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

A new paper argues that the condition now known as “Dissociative Identity Disorder” might help us understand the fundamental nature of reality -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Source: Could Multiple Personality Disorder Explain Life, the Universe and Everything?

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Ivan Ilyin, the Philosopher Behind the Authoritarianism of Putin’s Russia

2018-06-20T12:51:51+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

Fascism had been creeping back into European and North American politics for many years before the word regained its currency in mainstream discourse as an alarming description of present trends. In 2004, historian Enzo Traverso wrote of the “unsettling phenomenon” of “the rise of fascist-inspired political movements in the European arena (from France to Italy,

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How Does Language Shape the Way We Think? Cognitive Scientist Lera Boroditsky Explains

2018-06-20T05:03:24+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Imagine a jellyfish waltzing in a library while thinking about quantum mechanics. "If everything has gone relatively well in your life so far," cognitive scientist Lera Boroditsky says in the TED Talk above , "you probably haven't had that thought before." But now you have, all thanks to language, the remarkable ability by which "we

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The history of The New York Times stylebook

2018-06-20T04:59:27+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Associated Press didn’t call its advice a “stylebook” until 1950. As we saw in the past couple of weeks, the AP’s early iterations of guidelines concentrated on the mechanics of typesetting and transmission rather than language and usage. Source: The history of The New York Times stylebook

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