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Are You A Simulation? : 13.7: Cosmos And Culture : NPR
According to some academics, the odds are overwhelming that you are just self-conscious software in a giant simulation.
self-aware
physics-meta  people-smart  long-term-thinking  technology  philosophy  reality-actual  physics  philosophy-consciousness  reality-virtual 
november 2012 by daguti
Why Intelligent People Tend To Be Unhappy
The rates of suicide, imprisonment and emotional dysfunction among highly intelligent people are much higher than for the average. Many are socially and emotionally underdeveloped or maldeveloped. ... by Builder in Science, Research, and Reference
people-smart  psychology  people-albert-einstein  suicide  intelligence-iq  personality-traits-happiness 
february 2010 by daguti
How to recognise a good programmer
Programming is the ultimate moving target. Not a year goes by without some new technology robbing an old, established standard blind and changing half the development universe. This is not to say that all good programmers pick up these changes and ride the bleeding edge. However, there’s a class of programmers that will never, ever pick up a new technology unless forced to, because they don’t like learning new stuff. These programmers will typically have learnt programming at university, and expect to get by on whatever skills they picked up there, plus whatever courses their company is willing to send them on.
people-smart  jobs-hiring  programming  career  startups  business  jobs-interviewing 
january 2010 by daguti
How the Spaceship Got Its Shape | Space Exploration | Air & Space Magazine
Something was wrong with the conventional wisdom, and finding a solution would take an unconventional thinker.
science  inspiration  people-smart  history  space 
october 2009 by daguti
100 Awesome Blogs By Some of the World’s Smartest People | Online Universities.com
World Changing: World Changing’s executive editor is Alex Steffen, a writer who has contributed stories to The New York Times, The Guardian, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, and more. Al Gore even wrote the forward to Steffen’s book, Worldchanging: A User’s Guide for the 21st Century.
blogs  daily-reading  people-smart 
may 2009 by daguti
Edge
To arrive at the edge of the world's knowledge, seek out hte most complex and sophisticated minds, put them in a room together and have them ask each other the questions they are asking themselves.
science  philosophy  interesting  people-smart  long-term-thinking  future 
june 2007 by daguti

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