Link. We should encourage NYT to carry on
Link. Twitter should ban Musk. Their standards are meaningless.
Link. GOP digging a historic hole. To be fair, who else would work with Trump?
Link. Anti-enlightenment movements.
Link. No longer thinks obstructing justice is grounds for impeachment. Hilarious.
Link. Android itself is multi-platform. (Also, yeah, web is “dead”.)
Link. Canine distemper?
Link. So frustrating that it took years to do the obvious study. Real exercise, not puny “30 minute walk”
Link. Better IUDs a factor. Bad time to discourage immigration
Link. Only meaningful if they vote. They didn’t for HRC.
Link. Don’t bother with logic.
Link. They can regenerate limbs.
Link. We will get it. Sooner or later.
Link. Trump’s friend. Infuriating
Link. We need the switch. Esp on bike routes! “turn off Cellular Data”
Link. A world of resources
Link. Trees doing badly in Twin Cities MN.
Link. French superhero movie.
Link. Automation accelerates
Link. “Remembering that these patients are, or hopefully were at some point, deeply loved might help you help them” Read the synopsis, if you’re a physician listen to the podcast.
Link. OS/2 magazine published an article of mine. Great blog.
Link. I have PTSD from QEMM. This produced flashbacks.
Link. We are a reasonable bunch
Link. Demographics and climate
Link. A primer.
Link. Trade war a factor. Rebound at moment.
Link. Reasonable wine, new label.
Link. RSS is a tell for a Guardian of the Enlightenment.
Link. Didn’t know this setting
Link. Best bet.
Link. Information wants to be gone.
Link. Seeking a heaven to rule.
Link. We must fight in cold blood.
Link. Pity Google having to work with carriers
Link. Explanations curiously absent. America only?
Link. Good summary of approaches
Link. Obama focused on writing and building the future.
Link. Joint project with Saudi Arabia.
Link. Wish we’d given it a simpler name.
Link. They are getting good at this.
Link. Has turnout been high in amy special election?
Link. We persist. Empiricism, including science, should be recognized as a core component of liberal thought. Reality matters.
Wiles proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem borrowed from from algebraic geometry and number theory (Wikipedia). Presumably these are equivalent representations for some problems. I imagine this as the grown-up equivalent of switching from Cartesian to polar coordinates to solve a freshman physics problem.
I wonder when AI will start exploring math-space, searching for more of these unexpected alignments and concordances.
It feels like that might happen soon, but I have no idea how it would work.
Update: from the Wikipedia article on Wiles proof, a much better example of what I’m trying to describe:
Japanese mathematician Goro Shimura, drawing on ideas posed by Yutaka Taniyama, conjectured that a connection might exist between two different mathematical objects then being studied, known as elliptic curves and modular forms.
Taniyama and Shimura posed the question whether, unknown to mathematicians, the two kinds of object were actually identical mathematical objects, just seen in different ways.
What I’m describing is an automated search for “identical mathematical objects … seen in different ways”.
Link. Urban focus.
Link. The GOP has gone mad.