Why scientists are fighting back. We’ve had enough of Trump’s war on facts

 Posted by on 2017-04-15 at 21:29  donald trump, facts, Politics, Reblog, resist, science, trump, truth  Comments Off on Why scientists are fighting back. We’ve had enough of Trump’s war on facts
Apr 152017
 

Next Saturday, in Washington, DC, and in hundreds of rallies around the world, scientists and their supporters will stage what is likely to be the largest gathering of its kind in history.

click here for the full article

‘Your animal life is over. Machine life has begun.’ The road to immortality

 Posted by on 2017-03-25 at 20:54  brain, health, life, life extension, longevity, Reblog, science  Comments Off on ‘Your animal life is over. Machine life has begun.’ The road to immortality
Mar 252017
 

In California, radical scientists and billionaire backers think the technology to extend life – by uploading minds to exist separately from the body – is only a few years away In California, radical scientists and billionaire backers think the technology to extend life – by upload

click here for the full article

The End of the Universe as We Know It

 Posted by on 2017-03-23 at 19:18  physics, quantum physics, reality, Reblog, science, universe  Comments Off on The End of the Universe as We Know It
Mar 232017
 

What if the world around us is just a shadow of reality? Imagine, for example, that you wake up one cold winter morning and look out your window to find that the view is completely obscured by beautiful ice crystals, forming strange patterns on the glass.

click here for the full article

Fact Check: Science And The Trump Administration

 Posted by on 2017-01-22 at 20:40  donald trump, Politics, Reblog, science, trump  Comments Off on Fact Check: Science And The Trump Administration
Jan 222017
 

Many in the science community have expressed concern about the lack of science literacy demonstrated by the new Trump administration. As the new administration takes office, here’s a look at statements made and actions taken by the Trump team — and a check against the science.

click here for the full article

Breaking into the Simulated Universe

 Posted by on 2016-11-19 at 23:44  philosophy, Reblog, science, tech  Comments Off on Breaking into the Simulated Universe
Nov 192016
 

I argued in my 2015 paper “Why it matters that you realize you’re in a Computer Simulation” that if our universe is indeed a computer simulation, then that particular discovery should be commonplace among the intelligent lifeforms throughout the universe.

click here for the full article

Why the Artificial Intelligence Community Doesn’t Like Elon Musk

 Posted by on 2016-11-12 at 21:14  ai, artificial intelligence, elon musk, machine learning, Reblog, science, skynet, tech  Comments Off on Why the Artificial Intelligence Community Doesn’t Like Elon Musk
Nov 122016
 

Elon Musk is a polarizing figure. He’s promised that, with his two companies, his sole interest is to free humanity from its current tethers — Tesla, with its autonomous electric cars, and SpaceX, with its plans for Mars-bound spacecraft.

click here for the full article

12 Reasons Why Coffee Addiction is Not a Bad Thing

 Posted by on 2016-11-09 at 00:02  cancer, coffee, food, health, Reblog, science  Comments Off on 12 Reasons Why Coffee Addiction is Not a Bad Thing
Nov 092016
 

Coffee does more than just help you wake up. This is a short-term benefit, but caffeine actually has many positive properties when it is consumed in moderate amounts on a daily basis.

click here for the full article