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Are we living in a Matrix-style simulation?

A number of philosophers, futurists, and technologists have come to believe that we are living in a computer-simulated world, kind of like a real-life version of The Matrix. The so-called "simulation argument" was popularized ...

dateNov 29, 2016 in Other
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Computer coding in science

To be a successful scientist in academia it is no longer sufficient to be good at science. In addition to expertise in experimental methods and data analysis, scientists must also excel in public speaking and writing. Furthermore, ...

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The impact of course titles on student enrollment

In October of 1955, Ford marketing executive Robert Young recruited modernist poet Marianne Moore to name the company's new car. Although the marketing department had already created a list of 300 candidates, Young confessed ...

dateNov 17, 2016 in Other
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