Archive of all blog posts tagged 'science'

2017


Outside Lookin' Inside Dept. (2017/04/27 08:00)
If past, present, and future are all unknowable, what's left? (And why frame things that way?)

2016


The Big(ger) Picture Dept. (2016/08/01 07:00)
On why the problem is not belief or the absence of same.

Be Ye Not As Jerks Dept. (2016/07/20 08:00)
Belief or nonbelief isn't absolutely correlated with good behavior; it's all in how you use it.

Bigger Fish To Fry Dept. (2016/05/19 10:00)
"My problems are bigger than yours" is always a bad argument.

Not The Smartest Guys In The Room Dept. (2016/02/10 10:00)
I don't think SF authors have an obligation to be scientific authorities, but I do think they have an obligation to be scientifically literate.

2015


The Smartest Guys In The Medium Dept. (2015/09/10 10:00)
"...the doctrine that the genius must be in advance of his time is almost wholly false and vicious..."

Unthink For Yourself Dept. (2015/07/14 10:00)
Sure, maybe Zen is "irrational", but who's complaining?

Holy Fools Dept. (2015/06/24 11:20)
I'll tell me what to really think.

Killing In The Name Of Me Dept. (2015/06/12 10:00)
Anders Breivik’s Inexplicable Crime - The New Yorker I do not believe that Breivik himself has anything to teach us. I believe that his life is a coincidence of unfortunate circumstances, and what he did was such an anomaly that...

Many Legs And Too Many Brains Dept. (2015/06/11 10:00)
"...smart people, lacking any sort of compelling real world data, are great at debating and rationalizing bad decisions."

2014


Don't Dream It, Be It (2014/12/17 04:00)
You could be the change, or you could just hold your breath and wait for it.

Fictioned Science Dept. (2014/10/27 10:00)
On creative work presenting itself as science for the sake of legitimacy.

The Snore Of Reason Dept. (2014/08/20 12:00)
Breeding monsters, and all that.

Guns And Butter Dept. (2014/08/20 10:00)
Why does it always come down to having to choose between science and art, between Shakespeare or the bomb?

My Water Cooler Runneth Over Dept. (2014/06/02 07:00)
On the communal enjoyment of entertainment and the 'paradox of choice'.

Squinting Into The Future Dept. (2014/04/26 10:00)
If looking to SF for a vision of the future is a bad idea, can we at least say which SF we're talking about?

Artificial Stupidity Dept. (2014/02/08 10:00)
The smarter the machine, the more likely we are to cozzen up to it.

2013


Futurism-ism Dept. (2013/12/17 10:00)
The mysticism of the future by way of technology is no improvement over the mysticisms of the past.

Great Minds Think Differently Dept. (2013/11/20 10:00)
Why am I, the atheist, reading a book of religious philosophy? Homework, but some other things too.

SF > Tech + Soapbox Dept. (2013/09/04 10:00)
On hard sci-fi being more than just techno-porn interlarded with politics.

No Future For You Dept. (Pt. 1) (2013/08/05 10:00)
What happened to the cool future we all imagined? Maybe it wasn't all of us that imagined it, or wanted it.

Buddy, Can Youse Paradigm? Dept. (2013/04/17 10:00)
Knowing more than others is not a form of oppression.

Two Worlds And In Between Dept. (2013/04/11 10:00)
On using SF as an examination of the clashes of spiritual opposites.

I Opening Dept. (2013/02/25 10:00)
The first step away from earthly vanity is cosmic humility.

2012


No Quantum of Solace Dept. (Updated) (2012/10/13 09:50)
The Possibilities of Quantum Information - NYTimes.com Classical computers use “bits” of information that can be either 0 or 1. But quantum-information technologies let scientists consider “qubits,” quantum bits of information that are both 0 and 1 at the same...


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