I’m trying to find particular biological patterns, so I build these models with a lot of structure and include a lot about what kinds of signals I’m expecting. I establish a scaffold, a set of parameters that will tell me what the data say, and what patterns may or may not be there. The model […]
Archives for April 2018
Lalith Ananda Gunaratne CACOR member explores Mindful Balance. Original Article… “Over the last century as scientists opened up the Sapiens blackbox, they discovered neither soul, nor free will, nor ‘self’ – but only genes, hormones and neurons that obey the same physical and chemical laws governing the rest of reality”. Yuval Noah Hariri – Homo Deus – […]
Close it to Protect It: Boracay closes for cleanup: 4 other spots that are limiting tourists By Lydia Lam The resort island of Boracay in the Philippines will be closed for six months from April 26 for a cleanup. The closure of the popular tourist destination is only one of a few recently-announced measures by attractions […]
Why Stanislaw Lem’s futurism deserves attention. To Lem (and, to their credit, a sizeable number of modern thinkers), the Singularity is less an opportunity than a question mark, a multidimensional crucible in which humanity’s future will be forged. “I feel that you are entering an age of metamorphosis; that you will decide to cast aside […]
Ice cores from Greenland and Northern Canada tell a consistent story of changes in the climate over many millennium. This story is presented from the end of the last ice age 11750 years ago to the present and the major climate events related to examples of societal response.