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No matter how intimidating the odds, always remain undaunted.
No matter how intimidating the odds, always remain undaunted.

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Course description is up (and registration is open!) for an evening course on infinity ("Infinity: History, Mathematics, Philosophy") that I'm going to teach this fall through the Brooklyn Institute

The course will run for 6 weekly evening sessions starting in mid-Oct (exact start date TBD soon) at a location in Red Hook, Brooklyn

#mathematics   #education   #philosophy  

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This is a fascinating interview with John Conway - one of the world's greatest living mathematicians. 

https://www.simonsfoundation.org/science_lives_video/john-conway/

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<brag> I'd just like to announce that I'm the one who came up with the name Drip in the first place as well as the domain name getdrip.com, which are both straight-up awesome - if I do say so myself.</brag> Okay, so maybe that's not such a big deal in the scheme of things, but Rob has done an amazing job with the product. You should definitely check it out.

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My interview on Get Up and Code is finally live. How do you like my goofball photo? ;)

http://getupandcode.com/2014/12/19/get-code-070-operation-superhero-jason-roberts/

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This guy makes some pretty good points. I'm not sure I buy North Korea as the culprit either. 

http://marcrogers.org/2014/12/18/why-the-sony-hack-is-unlikely-to-be-the-work-of-north-korea/

This wired article also makes a very strong argument.

The http://www.wired.com/2014/12/evidence-of-north-korea-hack-is-thin/

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Wow, this is pretty cool and also kind of strange.
Worm #Brain Uploaded Into Lego Robot.
Can a digitally simulated brain on a computer perform tasks just like the real thing? Researchers at the +OpenWorm  project recently hooked a simulated worm brain to a wheeled #robot .  
Check out this +Singularity Hub article:
http://singularityhub.com/2014/12/15/worm-brain-simulation-drives-lego-robot/
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