Links of the Quarter: June 2018

How to Save the World

What we perceive, he says, is the brain’s “best guess”, based on its accumulated modelling of the world, about what the electromagnetic signals coming to it from the senses actually “mean” in reality. What we “experience” as the world is merely our mental model of it.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

Winning caption, submitted by Audrey Orr, to a recent New Yorker cartoon caption contest; cartoon by Joe Dator. Will the Crash of 2018 Be the First Stage of Civilization’s Collapse?:

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