What is the best sci-fi spaceship ever?

Originally posted on Matthew Wright:
Here’s a conundrum for you. What’s the best sci-fi spaceship ever? What makes it your favourite? There have been so many really neat sci-fi spaceships that there’s no right answer – or maybe any single answer – to this one.  We’ll all have our favourites, and they’re all valid. An…

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Masters of War

I first heard this only this year. Written by Bob Dylan, this live version by Julie Felix is my favourite, perhaps because I heard it first, and perhaps became it seems to have more passion than her recorded track. And as often, though Dylan can be peerless as a songwriter, I prefer others’ performances. Though…

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Publishing Post 3: Readability of Science Articles

Originally posted on Maiko Kitaoka:
Think of a book you read recently that was absolutely amazing. One that made you lose sleep because it pulled you in and you read late into the night. One that gave you a “book hangover” when you were done because your mind was still absorbed in the book despite…

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How much can we afford to forget, if we train machines to remember?

Read the full essay at Aeonhttps://aeon.co/ideas/how-much-can-we-afford-to-forget-if-we-train-machines-to-remember “As the internet grows ever more powerful and comprehensive, why bother to remember and retain information? If students can access the world’s knowledge on a smartphone, why should they be required to carry so much of it around in their heads?” Gene TracyChancellor professor of physics at William &…

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