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Ben “The Blenster” Hibben
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Good stuff; bullshit is worthless and should be resisted and rejected:
 
How to Spot Bullshit: A Primer by Princeton Philosopher Harry Frankfurt http://www.openculture.com/2016/05/how-to-spot-bullshit-a-primer-by-princeton-philosopher-harry-frankfurt.html …
We live in an age of truthiness. Comedian Stephen Colbert coined the word to describe the Bush administration’s tendency to fudge the facts in its favor.
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I feel like the crazy guy holding that "The END is NIGH!" sign when I talk about how the AI/Automation revolution is different than previous technological changes to society throughout history and we need to be prepared for it. There's reason to be optimistic, though:
The constant advancement of technology has brought us longer lives and a better society. But we're on the cusp of huge changes as jobs are about to disappear. Beginning with mine.
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Yup; one of the reasons I've supported Bernie Sanders is that I feel we are behind (Northern) Europe in adopting the sort of social and legal systems we will need when this comes about in order to avoid it exacerbating the class system to even higher levels.
 
How exciting! Hopefully this is verified:
 
Archaeologists discover Aristotle’s 2,400-year-old tomb in Macedonia

Archaeologists believe they’ve found Aristotle’s tomb in central Macedonia. A team of researchers say the 2,400-year-old tomb was excavated as part of a 20-year exploration of ancient Stagira, where the great philosopher was born in 384 BC, reported the Greek newspaper Kathimerini. The discovery will be formally announced Thursday at an international conference, the “Aristotle 2400 Years” World Congress, held in Thessaloniki.
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About 20 minutes from launch window opening.
Webcast now live → http://www.spacex.com/webcast
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They stuck the landing!
 
Are you on the autism spectrum? I am. And it's not as straightforward as some folks think. This is a great comic to help explain the nuances:
I hear alot of people misinterpreting or misusing the term ‘autism spectrum’. So for Autism Acceptance week, I decided to make a comic to help explain the term and how it affects things. Archie is one...
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+Ben Hibben the most help I've ever received in helping my kids have been the people I've met on g+. Meeting adults with asd and seriously talking to them, and identifying the problems they had growing up, and what they felt would have helped them more, and actually listening to them has given me more directed information and guidance than anything else. It's been invaluable 
 
This is an interesting look at how adding something to dirt makes it behave in ways we find more useful to us:

h/t +hal hibben​
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Good guesses because they would have applied a similar principle. But the actual way it's done, just looking at the video, seems ridiculously more practical and efficient.

I need to try this now.
 
This is not to be missed; get some amazing music from a science and science fiction loving intellectual hip hop master with an incredibly smooth flow.

I can listen to him rap all day (and honestly I have been known to do just that).
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Glad they stopped the guy:
 
Do the right thing: If you see something, say something.
#rapeculture  
“Don’t roofie someone on our watch!”
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Sped up video of the Falcon 9 first-stage landing during the THAICOM 8 mission on May 27, 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jEz03Z8azc&feature=youtu.be
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New Publication Out: Major Superficial White Matter Abnormalities in Huntington's Disease
I have a new publication out, please take a look. Major Superficial White Matter Abnormalities in Huntington's Disease http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fnins.2016.00197/full Abstract: Background:  The late myelinating superficial white matter ...
I have a new publication out, please take a look. Major Superficial White Matter Abnormalities in Huntington's Disease http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fnins.2016.00197/full Abstract: Background: The late mye...
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Delayed another hour or so:
 
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Looks like they're shooting for the end of the window.
" 17:59 New launch time
SpaceX has reset tonight's Falcon 9 launch for 7:40 p.m. EDT (2340 GMT), at the end of tonight's window, assuming the issues that caused the earlier delay are resolved. "
" 18:02
The SpaceX launch team just adjusted the target launch time four minutes earlier to 7:36 p.m. EDT (2336 GMT). "


Some sort of a delay on the Thaicom 8 launch.
That's the advantage of a long window, one can take time to make sure it's all good and even reload the prop so it's nice and chilled out.

http://spaceflightnow.com/2016/05/26/falcon-9-thaicom-8-mission-status-center/
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