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Free speech

This article by Greg Lukianoff over at Areo is a very good list of answers to common arguments against free speech: “Answers to 12 Bad Anti-Free Speech Arguments: Featuring That XKCD Cartoon Everyone Likes to Quote!” Assertion: Free speech rests … Continue reading

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Muller’s ratchet

Muller’s ratchet is a evolutionary genetical process and, while I have heard about it before I will admit Randall Munroe’s xkcd comic explains it so I understand it much better: Modern science communication based on memes.         … Continue reading

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An idea for a really useful AI tool

(yes, it’s a ML tool, but more people will get the headline when I write AI) It’s a supplement to this idea from Randall Munroe/xkcd: An idea that Youtube added for a short while as an option. — The idea … Continue reading

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Randall Munroe’s How To

Randall Munroe (xkcd) will soon be publishing his new book, “How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems” So if you want to read a book about how you can send a digital file to someone else and this … Continue reading

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Straight to my wish-list

Randall Munroe has announced his upcoming book, “How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems“. His “What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions” and “Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words” are great.

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