I talked about a paper that attempts to sort out how animals communicate with others of their own species – and whether they might be listening to what other species have to say.
I also gave the lowdown on a debate on the Connectionist mailing list. Neuroscience today is attempting to understand planetary motions, kinematics, statistical mechanics, and quantum mechanics all at once. Let’s try a bunch of different things.
Then I was curious about what the most popular papers in neuroscience were. Hint: it’s all about humans and cognition. Because if there is one thing that people like, it’s thinking about themselves. I made the word cloud above from the most popular papers; here are the word clouds from the rest.
Finally, I let you know that the Boston Review is concerned with only the most important of questions: Are dogs people?
This is how I foresee the Superbowl turning out. Please don’t kill that dream.
Hidden hierarchy in string quartets
What does Google want with DeepMind? I had heard that they are essentially buying the company to buy the talent, not the product but take that with a grain of salt.
24 short films to watch
Great lab websites. Apparently more labs should use a WordPress template.
Truly an outstanding paper: “Background and aim:It is unclear how total sock ply and thickness are related when more than one sock is worn.”
A disguising of tailors, neverthriving of jugglers, sitting of judges, temperance of cooks, and a superfluity of nuns.
‘”I’m not very likely to get laid today, so instead I’ll fight with someone,” seems to be the thought pattern here.’
When has rigour in a computer science proof led to insight?
Is theory dead in Economics? Apparently not.
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