Archives for November 14, 2012

I would almost count it unethical that the New Scientist has a thing that looks like a blog post (an article you can comment on) that has some science in it, but that you have to be a paid subscriber to comment on. WTF New Scientist? What are you trying to pull? But that’s OK,…

Kurzweil: How to create a mind

How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed is Ray Kurzweil’s latest book. You may know of him as the author of The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology. Kurzweil is a “futurist” and has a reputation as being one of the greatest thinkers of our age, as well as being…

Sex and Gender in An Odd Primate

The Gender vs. Sex question…referring to the meaning of those two terms in relation to each other…is standard material for discussion in Anthropology and related fields, but is often left unattended to in day to day discourse. Both terms have internal complexity, with Gender meaning something about people‚Äôs identity as well as being a linguistic…

Climate 101

From the Climate Reality Project

Climate Change and Sex

I have two questions: 1) Which high power storms had zero extra energy from warming in the atmosphere and seas owing to the release of fossil carbon? 2) Which high powered members of the military, other government units, or industry and business had zero extramarital affairs or the equivalent? Answer: Number 1 has been on…