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The Socratic method, also known as maieutics, method of elenchus, elenctic method, or Socratic debate, is a form of cooperative argumentative dialogue between individuals, based on asking and answering questions to stimulate critical thinking and to draw out ideas and underlying presumptions. It is a dialectical method, often involving a discussion in which the defense of one point of view is questioned; one participant may lead another to contradict themselves in some way, thus weakening the defender's point.
07/03/17
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it communicates the value of things.
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the only way to signal that something is valuable is to trade another valuable thing for it.
07/03/17
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the market works because individual participants decide value based on locally available information.
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human beings are nodes in a giant #neuralnetwork hive mind.
10/11/17
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http://www.jodrellbank.manchester.ac.uk/media/eps/jodrell-bank-centre-for-astrophysics/news-and-events/2017/uksrn-slides/Anders-Sandberg---Dissolving-Fermi-Paradox-UKSRN.pdf
http://www.jodrellbank.manchester.ac.uk/media/eps/jodrell-bank-centre-for-astrophysics/news-and-events/2017/uksrn-slides/Anders-Sandberg---Dissolving-Fermi-Paradox-UKSRN.pdf
07/03/17
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the market is a communication technology.
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civilizational technology is the set of tools and techniques humans use to organize themselves in large groups and over long time horizons.
07/12/17
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the market is a communication technology.
07/01/17
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one of his key ideas was to use a simple data structure called a list for both code and data.
06/30/17
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it’s meant to provide consistent access to an area by staying over it for a relatively long time, so that’s actually advantageous. It can do this by sipping power generated by its solar gathering system — it runs on the same amount of power consumed by three blow dryers
06/29/17
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Lineages that are evolutionarily younger or occurring within rapidly diversifying clades may have elevated extinction risk because they occupy smaller geographic ranges and adaptive zones as compared with older lineages that have tolerated longer periods of environmental change.
06/28/17
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the administration’s report has come under withering scrutiny from Dr. Theodore Postol, a professor emeritus of science, technology, and national-security policy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who once served as a scientific adviser to the chief of naval operations at the Pentagon.
06/27/17
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April 6, United States President Donald Trump authorized an early morning Tomahawk missile strike on Shayrat Air Base in central Syria in retaliation for what he said was a deadly nerve agent attack carried out by the Syrian government two days earlier in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun. Trump issued the order despite having been warned by the U.S. intelligence community that it had found no evidence that the Syrians had used a chemical weapon.
06/27/17
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You can wait until it's time to produce your content to think about what you want to say. But it's often easier to begin developing your ideas before it's time to write. To do that, as soon as you get the idea, begin looking for
06/27/17
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“Ultimately, we see Whale as a place for learning and making authentic connections with people so the coins got in the way of this mission. If you purchased a coin pack, we’ll contact you regarding a full refund,” the company said.
06/27/17
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Mechanism design is a field in economics and game theory that takes an engineering approach to designing economic mechanisms or incentives, toward desired objectives, in strategic settings, where players act rationally. Because it starts at the end of the game, then goes backwards, it is also called reverse game theory. It has broad applications, from economics and politics (markets, auctions, voting procedures) to networked-systems (internet interdomain routing, sponsored search auctions).
06/27/17