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Neuroscientist Christof Koch How the “Qualia” of Our Experience Illuminate the Central Mystery of Consciousness

“Without consciousness there is nothing… Consciousness is the central fact of your life.”<p><i>“I wish you could know what it means to be me,”</i> Nina Simone sang in her 1967 civil rights anthem “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free” — an invitation to empathy at the heart of which is the animating …

Consciousness

The gender gap in science

THE week of March 8th, which is International Women’s Day, is the peak time of the year for assessing progress towards gender equality. One area …

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Seeing Theory is an amazing interactive introduction to statistics and probability. Though the visualizations and interactive toys are really great, …

AI Is Going to Change the 80/20 Rule

Many high-performance organizations remain passionate about Vilfredo Pareto, the incisive Italian engineer and economist. They continue to be inspired by his 80/20 principle, the idea that 80% of effects (sales, revenue, etc.) come from 20% of causes (products, employees, etc). As machine learning …

A Beginner’s Guide to Currying in Functional JavaScript

If you’ve come across the term currying before, but never knew what it meant, you can be forgiven for thinking of it as some exotic, spicy technique …

This is why the boss will crush all your good ideas

Change is hard. Getting a great plan past the boss’s desk is even harder.<p>Surely you’ve heard the plea from on high at your company: we want more innovation, from everyone at every level. Your boss might even agree with the sentiment — because, of course, who doesn’t like innovation? It’s good for …

Jeff Bezos

Trump2Cash

This bot watches Donald Trump's tweets and waits for him to mention any publicly traded companies. When he does, it uses sentiment analysis to …

Software Development

Tutorials

Tutorial Articles<p>There are a few articles that can help you to start working with NeuPy. They provide a solution to different problems and explain …

Tutorials

The War of the Reversible Figures was chaotic, because every soldier switched sides every few seconds or so. http://t.co/cdYXWQbXma

Chart (@MorganStanley) On average, equity hedge funds are basically all beta less the fees. Just terrible ... https://t.co/oTPauHHnui

Google Home

The convenience of always-on voice controls meets the power of the world's biggest search engine in Google Home. Like Amazon's Alexa, the Google …

Game of Drones – Australia’s Awesome Underground Drone Racing League

Drone racing is a mushrooming trend in Australia, catering to a growing band of enthusiasts looking to fulfill their need for speed. The races, …

Mr. President, I’m not saying we won’t get our hair mussed. I do say, no more than ten to twenty million killed, tops! Depending on the breaks — but does it float

March of the middle class

<b>Workers in poor countries have never had it so good</b><p>TWO decades ago the extremely poor accounted for more than a third of all workers in developing …

The complex controls of an F1 steering wheel revealed

The modern Formula 1 car is among the most amazing machines ever made. And when you're going wheel-to-wheel with someone like four-time world champ …

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The Book about Moomin, Mymble and Little My: Tove Jansson’s Playful and Philosophical Vintage Masterpiece

The <i>Moomin</i> series by Swedish-Finn artist, writer, comic strip creator, and children’s book author <b>Tove Jansson</b> (August 9, 1914–June 27, 2001), recipient of the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Medal, is among the most imaginative storytelling of the past century. Partway between children’s books …

5-Year-Olds Can Learn Calculus

Why playing with algebraic and calculus concepts—rather than doing arithmetic drills—may be a better way to introduce children to math<p>The familiar, hierarchical sequence of math instruction starts with counting, followed by addition and subtraction, then multiplication and division. The …

Absurd Creature of the Week: The Bird That Does Unbelievable Impressions of Chainsaws, Car Alarms

Author: Matt Simon. Matt Simon Science<p>Date of Publication: 02.07.14.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>Charles Darwin hated the peacock — <i>hated it</i> — …

Mutant Scooter From India Is a Pickup Truck on Two Wheels

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 02.07.14.<p>Time of Publication: 2:39 pm. 2:39 pm<p>India needs a go-anywhere, two-wheeled …

Stop Overplanning: The Psychology of Why Excessive Goal-Setting Limits Our Happiness and Success

<i>“The job — as well as the plight, and the unexpected joy — of the artist is to embrace uncertainty, to be sharpened and honed by it,”</i> Dani Shapiro wrote in her beautiful meditation on the perils of plans. But while embracing uncertainty may be the cure for our epidemic of anxiety and the root of …

Should kids be encouraged to 'play rough' at school?

<i>Photo: Getty</i><p>I like to think I'm not a ‘helicopter’, ‘paranoid’, ‘cotton wool’ or whatever is the latest insulting label is for a modern day parent. …

Parenting

To Kill a Child

<i>Translator’s Note:</i><p>While covering postwar Germany as a foreign correspondent for the Swedish newspaper <i>Expressen</i> in the fall of 1946, the Swedish …

Leonard Weisgard’s Stunning 1949 Alice in Wonderland Illustrations

It’s no secret I have a soft spot for obscure vintage children’s book illustration, especially by famous artists or of famous works. Spotted on the lovely <i>Vintage Kids’ Books My Kids Love</i>, here’s a beautiful <b>1949 edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass</b>, illustrated …

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Yayoi Kusama, Japan’s Most Celebrated Contemporary Artist, Illustrates Alice in Wonderland

<i>Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland</i> and <i>Through the Looking Glass</i> endure as some of history’s most beloved children’s storytelling, full of timeless philosophy for grown-ups and inspiration for computing pioneers. The illustrations that have accompanied Lewis Carroll’s classics over the ages have …

Autonomy, Mastery, Purpose: The Science of What Motivates Us, Animated

The question of how to avoid meaningless labor and instead find fulfilling work brimming with a sense of purpose is an enduring but, for many, elusive cultural ideal. <b>Daniel Pink</b> tackles the conundrum in this wonderful animation by the RSA — who have previously sketch-noted such fascinating pieces …

Why Pink Doesn’t Exist: An Illustrated Stop-Motion Science Explanation in 60 Seconds

If OK Go’s stop-motion color theory for <i>Sesame Street</i> met mathemagician Vi Hart’s hand-drawn math lessons, you’d get <i>Minute Physics</i> — charming and illuminating hand-illustrated science animations, like this fantastic explanation of how the color pink exists even though pink light doesn’t. (Pink, …

The Science of Your Brain on Alcohol, Animated

In a sequel to their animated explanation of what marijuana does to your brain, the creative duo behind AsapSCIENCE — who have previously illuminated such enigmas as the science of lucid dreaming, how music enchants the brain, the neurobiology of orgasms, and the science of procrastination — …