What is value—accumulated reward or evidence? |... →
Do everything, think about nothing; Think about everything, do nothing.
http://www.am.qub.ac.uk/users/g.gribakin/sor/Chap6.pdf Moment generating functions
Researchers urge brain autopsy of bombing suspect →
The standard measure of how alive you are is your curiosity.– Ian McEwan
SXSW is the 21st-century equivalent of a medieval market town, just with more...– http://www.motherjones.com/media/2013/03/south-buy-southwest-sxsw-marketing (via kaisayaka)
mashatupitsyn: This morning I sent Laurie Penny’s article “Steubenville: This is rape culture’s Abu Ghraib moment.” to my mom. We talk about it. She calls it “sexual fascism.” She always has the right words. I ask her how it is possible to raise human beings who are capable of such things? Do these parents even know that they raised human beings—men—like this? I use the word “human” loosely...
And the great, great crowd, the inexhaustible current of millions of every race...– Saul Bellow via http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/backissues/2013/02/the-business-world-in-the-new-yorker.html#ixzz2LibHB5D4
Pop culture has portrayed wage-free internships in... →
Isn’t the bigger “issue of our time” that anyone – let alone well-to-do females – could be so consumed by an industry that they sacrifice compensation or experience elsewhere to perpetuate this cycle? Rather than exchangeable “compensation” (e.g., as traded currency or skills), it becomes a closed role, only within service of the industry. Instead of the target...
Obama Seeking to Boost Study of Human Brain →
The Obama administration is planning a decade-long scientific effort to examine the workings of the human brain and build a comprehensive map of its activity.
In the sphere of the market, things are not considered from the point of view of...
Sólo la fiebre y la poesía provocan visiones.
If there was one commercial in the swamp of Madison Avenue goop, that actually...– http://www.thenation.com/blog/172627/blackout-bowl-or-most-depressing-super-bowl-column-youll-read