The New Intelligence

A thought-provoking post by Nan Li about the implications of modern AI with regard to the scientific method.

Airport Security

Wendover Productions takes a detailed look at airport security. The most interesting portion for me is the assessment of the potential increase in deaths that more airport security (or “security theater”) potentially has indirectly.

Social Media Is Making Us Dumber

Jesse Singal perfectly describes my long-standing frustration with much of modern discourse in this op-ed New York Times piece.

Can Free Will Exist?

The concept of free will can be defined as the ability to arbitrarily make a choice. It is antithetical to the concept of determinism, where all events are simply the effects of causes and therefore, given a state of the universe and complete knowledge of how the universe works, one could determine all future events.

Hello World

Hi! Not much to see here yet, but check out my stuff on Instagram, Twitter, GitHub, and Keybase.