A wonderful fusion of #art and #science. An anatomically correct replica of the human #brain by Psychiatrist Dr Karen Norberg who spent a year crocheting this piece #WomensArt

“The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is an indispensable companion to all those who are keen to make sense of life in an infinitely complex and confusing Universe, for though it cannot hope to be useful or informative on all matters, it does at least make the reassuring claim, that where it is inaccurate it is at least definitively inaccurate. In cases of major discrepancy it's always reality that's got it wrong.

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I need a review of ‘Author | Basic’ in the macOS App Store in the US.

Are there any 'federated' friends who can help?

The software is free and I'll buy you a coffee/tea/beer/cola when I see you!



We *can* and *should* argue about what intelligence is.

Are you Yale-school? Are you Hofstadter-ist? Are you Penrose-ian, Searle-ian?

Let's get to it!

But this is not a "moving goalposts" issue.

I don't know if anything would. I *think* something would. But I don't think Markov chains would.

The quality of care, the patience and empathy I’ve gotten from young (especially female) doctors and nurses is beyond anything I’ve gotten from old doctors. It gives me hope to see a new generation that is more curious, less authoritarian, less weird about having to treat the autistic tranny who’s googled her symptoms. It fully makes up for a lack of experience!

Asking for my PhD:

What are issues with PDF metadata over time?

Have you got experience with issues where it might get stripped or distorted?

I never knew I had SUCH overlap with the security / resilience philosophy. I’m in violent agreement with this whole talk #LeadDevNYC

DeSantis is punishing the Hyatt Regency Miami for hosting a Drag Christmas ball back in December. He’s actually taken away its liquor license.

DeSantis is out of control, obsessed with oppressing freedom and gender identity expression and willing to abuse state power to do it.

Once, early in Panic history, we met with Steve Jobs (and Phil!) in the big Apple conference room. We were nervous children, but it was a critical life moment. The feelings are all right there still. I'm still so grateful for it.

I remember him saying two things to us. First, "Your marketing is fantastic", which, you know, melted my head into liquid. Second, "Panic is really good at doing a lot with a little".

I look at our Catalog launch and think… we've still got it!?! What a lucky journey.

Sky Sports underlining the total hypocrisy of the BBC on the MOTD debacle.

Scenario: A refugee enters the UK without papers {he had them, but were lost) and he’s denied asylum from war. His application is denied. He goes to America instead where he is accepted.

This is Sunak’s plan.

This actually happened in 1933. That man was Albert Einstein.

This is an interesting read, about the major problems facing #science (according to a few hundred scientists):

1) Academia has a huge money problem
2) Too many studies are poorly designed
3) Replicating results is crucial, but rare
4) Peer review is broken
5) Too much science is locked behind paywalls
6) Science is poorly communicated
7) Life as a young academic is incredibly stressful


I've slowly been enjoying this (157 page monster):

In search for an alternative to the computer metaphor of the mind and brain.

It's set up in a clever way, with different authors making the case for different metaphors. I'm not sure if any of the authors are here? Either way, I'd love to hear thoughts, including what strikes you as the most (or least) convincing "new" metaphors.


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