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1. Is organic food a scam?
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... value of organic vs. traditional food, the evidence is mixed -- they seem to be about the same. Kurzgesagt's conclusion: "from the science available so far it doesn't look like organic food has significant ...
Wednesday, 16 January 2019
On March 19, Tor Books will release my next book, Radicalized, whose four novellas are the angry, hopeful stories I wrote as part of my attempt to make sense of life in our current moment. As with my ...
Wednesday, 16 January 2019
... ear are damaged, but this woman has the much less common reverse-slope hearing loss (RSHL) that affects the ability to hear lower frequencies. From LiveScience: At the hospital, Chen was treated by ...
Tuesday, 15 January 2019
Keiichi Matsuda created 2016's Hyper-Reality, an amazing, dystopian video about the future of augmented reality; now Matsuda is back with Merger, that plays darkly into the idea that corporations are ...
Tuesday, 15 January 2019
5. Mobile app for detecting opioid overdose
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... with encouraging results. From Science News: Second Chance, described online January 9 in Science Translational Medicine, converts a smartphone’s speaker and microphone into a sonar system that works ...
Monday, 14 January 2019
I've just returned home from Star Trek: The Cruise, a truly extraordinary fan event for lovers of Science, Science Fiction, and the future. You really want to be on the next one. Longtime Boing Boing ...
Monday, 14 January 2019
Hannu Rajaniemi is the Finnish-Scottish mathematician and science fiction writer whose debut, 2012's Quantum Thief was widely celebrated; now, in Summerland, Rajaniemi delivers new kind of supernatural ...
Sunday, 13 January 2019
Anna Abraham literally wrote the book on creativity and the brain. The Leeds Beckett University psychology professor is the author of a new textbook titled The Neuroscience of Creativity. From an interview ...
Thursday, 10 January 2019
9. Hugo Award nominations are open
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If you attended the World Science Fiction Convention in San Jose last year, or if you're signed up to attend or support the next Worldcon in Dublin, Ireland, you're eligible to nominate for the Hugo Award; ...
Thursday, 10 January 2019
A peer-reviewed study conducted by a trio of Princeton and NYU political scientists and published in Science Advances systematically examined the proliferation of fake news in the 2016 election cycle ...
Thursday, 10 January 2019
Inside White Castle on the Las Vegas Strip I met David Lipman, Impossible Foods's Chief Science Officer, whose father was a butcher. It's a funny quirk for someone who's working to sell ...
Thursday, 10 January 2019
I just started working on this maze. It looks easy, but you have to proceed by passing colored dots in red, green, yellow order. Is it cheating to work backward? Does it help? Read the rest Read all  ...
Wednesday, 09 January 2019
... it's 2019 and Gladwell's article disingenuously cherry-picks some facts and fails to disclose other facts as part of what seems to be a strong anti-pot agenda. On Twitter, science journalist Dave Levitan ...
Wednesday, 09 January 2019
Robotics: It's a field that used to exist only as science fiction. Now it's science fact, and it's not just a playground for MIT prodigies. Thanks to the ROS (Robot Operating System) framework, anyone ...
Wednesday, 09 January 2019
... study of one, I do plan to leave my body to science) think of all the money I've spent staying massively stoned since I was fourteen. At approximately $20 a day over 365 days per annum ($7300) for 39 years ...
Wednesday, 09 January 2019
What an excellent choice! Dr William Gibson, Grand Master of Science Fiction has such a nice ring to it. Go Bill! You can watch him get his award at the next Nebula Awards weekend, May 16-19, at the Warner ...
Tuesday, 08 January 2019
When I was very little, my big brother brought me in to school for show-and-tell. In the lunchroom, a kid fired a rubber band that hit me right in the face. I still remember the welt. This fascinating ...
Tuesday, 08 January 2019
... And if you want to master them all, the Complete Python Data Science Bundle is a good place to start. Set up for programmers of any level of experience, this 12-course package starts with an introduction ...
Tuesday, 08 January 2019
... called his effort a "symbol of peace between religions and science." His only relevant experience is a one-week internship with Advanced Biosciences in Grenoble. UCLA biochemist Sri Kosuri -- a DNA data-storage ...
Tuesday, 08 January 2019
Baylor University political scientist Patrick Flavin's forthcoming study in Social Science Research finds that people in states with higher public goods spending (on "libraries, parks, highways, natural ...
Monday, 07 January 2019
... surveyed 5,000-ish, self-selected authors (and the Science Fiction Writers of America didn't participate). Comparing the fortunes of authors today to Hemingway may not be very representative -- think instead ...
Monday, 07 January 2019
eDEX-UI is a geeky, fullscreen, highly configurable and cross-platform desktop application resembling a movie-like futuristic computer interface Read all
Sunday, 06 January 2019
... sounds more like science to me than the others. I still do not know what to try, but adding butter until someone calls a cardiologist is usually a good approach. (not sure what the brownies pictured are, ...
Sunday, 06 January 2019
... on everything from cuisine ("The History of Food") to history ("Pearl Harbor: Into the Arizona") to science ("Particle Fever"), including offerings by top minds like David Attenborough and Stephen Hawking. Great ...
Saturday, 05 January 2019
25. Fusion power technology is coming
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... the world will soon have an abundant supply of cheap, clean energy. From Brian Bergstein's article on Medium Science: An Italian oil company and private investors — including a firm funded by Bill Gates ...
Friday, 04 January 2019