Mathematics, Science and Environment

Reuters – August 24, 2018

Belgian scientists are looking for people to donate their faeces to help with research into illnesses ranging from bowel disorders and allergies to neurological diseases.

This concept needs a “public relations” lift:

Such as, “It’s the ultimate personal gift!”


The Wall Street Journal – August 17, 2018

There used to be a strict hierarchy: Traders made money and won glory while programmers wrote code. No more.

The swaggering “traders” and players of “hunch”
Defer to “nerds” who code and number-crunch.


BBC Future – August 12, 2018

Stasis is a way of pausing physical and chemical processes – including those of life. It could be a way for us to save the critically ill, or allow ultra-long space missions.

An intriguing query. A real mind-teaser.

(If true, I’d keep a quart in my freezer.)


The New York Times – July 30, 2018

Robotic hands could only do what vast teams of engineers programmed them to do. Now they can learn more complex tasks on their own.

Now, an algorithmic programs leads them.

Will smarter ones bite the hand that feeds them?


NPR -June 7, 2018

The talks came amid growing concern among nuclear experts that North Korea is not taking steps toward denuclearization and uncertainty as to what President Trump and Kim Jong Un meant when they committed to it in Singapore last month.THEM ‘PRODUCTIVE’

Quantum physics provides a political basis
For AT THE SAME TIME being in different places.