8 math talks to blow your mind
10 Mind-Blowing Theories That Will Change Your Perception...
The Lesson of the Monkeys
I was first told of this experiment* by a former work colleague, and later discovered this illustration of it. It's both illuminating and disturbing. There is a clunky word that describes this phenomenon: filiopietism, or the reverence of forebears o...
What Is Intelligence, Anyway?
The Chinese Room Argument (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)...
The Chinese Room argument, devised by John Searle, is an argument against the possibility of true artificial intelligence. The argument centers on a thought experiment in which someone who knows only English sits alone in a room following English ins...
Answering your hypothetical questions with physics, every Tuesday.
Can hot water freeze faster than cold water?
Dave's short course in trigonometry
Richard Feynman videos
Human Body in a Vacuum
This site is intended for students age 14 and up, and for anyone interested in learning about our universe.
Twelve Virtues of Rationality by Eliezer Yudkowsky
by Eliezer Yudkowsky
he thought of cars
Allegory of the Cave
He thinks he is talking about a book, but he is really talking about a shadow. But he uses the word book. What does that refer to?
Circuits in the Circuits Archive
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