Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Power of Empathy | How the economy works | Sounds of the universe

Good morning all, I hope your week is going well. RSA Shorts – The Power of Empathy: What is empathy, and why it is different from sympathy. How the economy works in 30 minutes. From the largest hedge fund manager … Continue reading

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The Shortcomings of Religion and the Coming Revolution | EASTERN PHILOSOPHY – The Buddha

Ho folks, Just some links for you today. Here’s a song I’ve been digging as of late – Alt-j – Left Hand Free (Lido Remix) Alt-J – Left Hand Free Lido Remix [hype machine] The self and others, “spirit” and “structure”: … Continue reading

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Items of interest (space, music, psychedelic visualization)

Word up people, Just sharing some cool stuff that I’ve been looking at as of late. This song is pretty sweet. Here’s some math for you – GPU Fluid Solver: Rayleigh-Taylor Instability. From youtube: “A fresh GPU implementation of a fluid … Continue reading

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Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity – Simple to digest youtube playlist thereon

Ho folks, I am not about to say that I understand Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity, but the physical world is the way that it is, and this theory goes a long way to explain that world. I have watched about … Continue reading

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Evolution: Why We Prevailed (World Science Festival talk)

Ho folks, This is a great talk on the evolution of the current form of mankind, from the World Science Festival. Good news: We survived because our ancestors responded to environmental changes with rapid change of their own. Bad news: … Continue reading

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The quantum nature of consciousness | a short film about the multiverse :11/11/2014

Ho folks, Below is a short film about the multiverse, well, the idea of the existence of an infinite plurality of causally-determined paths, entire worlds that are said to exist because you chose a red shirt rather than a blue … Continue reading

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BBC Human Universe | S01 E01 | Apeman – Spaceman | 10/11/2014

Good morning fellow humans, fellow inanimate objects capable of cognition. Below is a sponsored youtube video featuring the first episode of BBC’s The Human Universe.  This is said to be very much like the Cosmos series, and so I have no … Continue reading

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Lawrence Krauss on the origin, shape, and fate of the Universe | 2014-11-09

Big fan of Lawrence Lawrence M. Krauss. An excellent talk on the idea of a Universe from nothing, and how that is consistent with the current understanding of inflation and cosmology more generally. Great ending too. Well, of the talk … Continue reading

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