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Andrew Zimmerman Jones
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Freelance polymath-in-training
Freelance polymath-in-training

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My first +Bloxi  quiz is up. Check it out and let me know what you think.

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His birthday was yesterday, but better late than never!

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Data from the cutting edge of cosmology!
Physics at the Universe’s Limits: How new developments in measuring the highest-energy particles and earliest signals from the Universe are teaching us what all this is. https://medium.com/starts-with-a-bang/physics-at-the-universes-limits-d798c0959c7d

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Our orbital manufacturing stations are on the way!
The space station's 3-D printer makes "the first object truly manufactured off planet Earth": 

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Religion, ISIS, Atheist Hypocrisy, Confirmation Bias, and Tribalism
"Symbols of Religions". Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons Several recent atheist commentators have rightly condemned ISIS, citing it as an example of religion gone horribly wrong. But then they go further, usi...

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10 Most Personally Influential Books
First, let me say that I've done this before, back in 2008, so here's a link to that list  (although please ignore all of the begging to join BookWise ... it was a clever book-oriented multi-level marketing system which, sadly, did not survive the digital a...

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Physicists Aren't the Only Ones Who Trash Philosophy
So, I was reading some philosophy tonight. I finished David Hume's An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding , which - at the end of a book with no abstract reasoning of quantity or number or really any experimental reasoning - has the following as the fina...

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All this recent talk about the probable upcoming  #Aquaman  movie made me throw my own pitch out there. Hollywood, take note! And, if not that, then maybe at least +Amy Dallen or somebody could chime in on what they think.

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My Pitch for Ghostbusters III
Okay, I am really sick and tired of reboots. I've reached my limit, and the idea that there might be a reboot of the classic Ghostbusters is enough to push me over the edge. For a while, there have been rumors of another sequel that introduced a new team. T...
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