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Alcohol Was But a Symptom

<i>The author and her significant other in 2012 when she was still drinking.</i><p>Oh, denial -- it's a fierce little bastard. It's what kept me from pursuing sobriety for many years, and I know my story isn't unique. Countless people like me question themselves constantly about whether we have problems with …

Drug Addiction

King - Man + Woman = Queen: The Marvelous Mathematics of Computational Linguistics - MIT Technology Review

Computational linguistics has dramatically changed the way researchers study and understand language. The ability to number-crunch huge amounts of …

Natural Language Processing

Philosophers can’t agree on how much we should help refugees—or even whether we should

Don’t be surprised by political leaders’ indecision over how to help refugees amid the growing crisis in Europe. Even philosophers can’t offer an unanimous answer on the moral response.<p>Here are just a few of the positions–albeit highly simplified—that philosophers have taken on how wealthy …

Oxford University

Google's artificial intelligence interprets photos as animal faces, with creepy results

Engineers run photos through neural network that interprets them as disturbing collections of animal faces<p>Google has been one of the world's biggest backers of artificial intelligence development, investing heavily in machine learning technology, including with last year's acquisition of British …

26 Pictures Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

<b>The universe, man… THE UNIVERSE.</b><p><b>1. This is the Earth! This is where you live.</b><p>visibleearth.nasa.gov<p><b>2. And this is where you live in your neighborhood,</b> …

The Dwight Eisenhower lesson America forgot

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>In his farewell address, Ike famously warned about our military industrial complex. Now we face permanent war<p>William J. Astore<p>May 16, 2015 6:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>It’s 1990. I’m a young captain in the U.S. Air Force. I’ve just witnessed the fall of …

War

11 Exercises That Will Make Your Abs Cry

That stronger core you've always wanted? Just learn these moves and do them regularly.<p>No one doesn't want a stronger core. That's why BuzzFeed Life asked Rob Sulaver, C.S.C.S, personal trainer and founder of Bandana Training, to tell us his favorite exercises for building better abs. He came up …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Sam Harris on the Paradox of Meditation and How to Stretch Our Capacity for Everyday Self-Transcendence

Montaigne believed that meditation is the finest exercise of one’s mind and David Lynch uses it as an anchor of his creative integrity. Over the centuries, the ancient Eastern practice has had a variety of exports and permutations in the West, but at no point has it been more vital to our sanity …

More SOS Past Articles coming...

Missing past issues? Can't find an Sound On Sound article?<p>On 15 June 2016 we launched this new web site, which currently hosts <b>10,072</b> quality reviews …

Google Brain’s Co-inventor Tells Why He’s Building Chinese Neural Networks

Andrew Ng on the state of deep learning at Baidu<p>To chat with Andrew Ng I almost have to tackle him. He was getting off stage at Re:Work’s Deep …

Unmournable Bodies

A northern-Italian miller in the sixteenth century, known as Menocchio, literate but not a member of the literary élite, held a number of unconventional theological beliefs. He believed that the soul died with the body, that the world was created out of a chaotic substance, not ex nihilo, and that …

Religion

The Benefits of Tangible Non-Monetary Incentives | Research | The Incentive Research Foundation

<i>Four Psychological Processes Tip The Scales In Favor of Tangible, Non-Cash Incentives ...</i><p>Introduction<p>There is perhaps no subject debated more …

Addiction, Drunk Driving, and Suicide: The Struggles of Audrey Conn, Founder of ‘Moderation Management’

Audrey Conn founded Moderation Management as an alternative to A.A. In December, almost 15 years after killing a father and daughter while drunk …

The Exercise That Makes Your Triceps Pop

Pump up your arms with this simple exercise trio<p>Give your triceps workout a shot in the arm with this old-school drop set from David Jack, creator of the <b>Men's Health 60-Day Transformation.</b> You’ll start with the most difficult variation of this triceps exercise, and work your to the easiest as you …

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