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Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded. And the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star then your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics; you are all stardust. You couldn’t be here if stars hadn’t exploded, because the elements –...
Don’t show up as the person you think you are.
Business as usual
The Cambridge Analytica scandal isn’t a scandal: this is how Facebook works Three key parts of Facebook’s model come into play: gathering data from people in order to profile them, designing systems that allow that data to be used to target people, then allowing third parties to use the data and those targeting systems for...
“All experience is controlled hallucination. You experience, in some sense, the world that you expect to experience.” Andy Clark
A pillar of fire
“the earth is everyday overspread with the veil of night for the same reason as the cages of birds are darkened, namely, that we may the more readily apprehend the higher harmonies of thought in the hush and quiet of darkness. Thoughts which day turns into smoke and mist stand about us in the night...