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Nursing Clio A Healthy Dose of Skepticism
Ultimately, getting healthier is not a question about elevating the “best” science or making it more transparent. There will always be competing and contradictory research; it will inevitably be imperfectly interpreted, translated, and shaped by intellectual, social, and cultural biases. That’s awfully hard to explain on a box.
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19 hours ago by smargot
Imagination Engines, Inc., Home of the Creativity Machine
n 1994, this company achieved that goal, announcing the accomplishment through a patent called the "Creativity Machine," a computational paradigm, already 20 years in the making, that came the closest yet to emulating the fundamental neurobiological mechanisms responsible for idea formation. Within months of this patent's issue, international corporations, the US government, and the press (e.g., MSN, Scientific American, New Scientist, and Economist, among others) were asking for more informatio...
creativity  science  software  ai  neural  artificial-intelligence 
20 hours ago by javierruiz
Skeptic » Reading Room » The Conceptual Penis as a Social Construct: A Sokal-Style Hoax on Gender Studies
After completing the paper, we read it carefully to ensure it didn’t say anything meaningful, and as neither one of us could determine what it is actually about, we deemed it a success.
academia  science  hoaxes  funny  nonsense  skepticism  scholarship  education 
20 hours ago by rhockens

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