Launched the new www.adomoc.org web site. The former one went up in 2011 so it seemed like it was past time for an update. #BoardGames are available!
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Humans, it's time we have a frank discussion. #wirefoxterrier
Just outside of the city today, in an area that was mostly warehouses and industrial buildings... but then #pegamoose.
Always sounds a bit pointless to me, when I say I love walking--most of us walk. But a lot of times people just walk for function, missing the pleasure in it. I love reading essays, etc. on walking too. This article had a mention of an "audio-walk" by Janet Cardiff, which I feel I need to try now. https://daily.jstor.org/the-art-of-walking
I can’t resist news about the Voynich Manuscript - https://goo.gl/PKCL4X A computer science researcher at the University of Alberta has tried a new approach using AI to help decipher the manuscript. It seems the manuscript may be using Hebrew plus various techniques to complicate a simple translation.
Do we perceive aspects in music as having similar meaning or use--no matter its origin/cultural background? Good discussion (cognitive scientists and ethnomusicologists) on this cross-cultural study. https://goo.gl/R7oco5
Can we predict new meaning based on a millenium of metaphors? This fascinating study considers how they emerge https://goo.gl/HPb3hJ and it finds some directionality.
Techniques & rigour in thinking as well as a more interconnected approach toward understanding humanity remains necessary in high-tech. Nice read https://goo.gl/Ai5Gg3 I like this sentiment from the article "We should be careful not to let interdisciplinary jockeying make us cling to what we know best."
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