Category Archives: Mathemeatics and Science

What Could We Lose if a NASA Climate Mission Goes Dark? – by Jon Gertner – NYT Mag

Here “In late August, as Hurricane Harvey began smashing into the Texas coast, a flood of data began pouring in along with the catastrophic quantities of rainwater. It wasn’t from the nonstop news coverage on CNN and elsewhere; it was … Continue reading

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For Millions of Immigrants, a Common Language: WhatsApp – The New York Times

“When Facebook bought WhatsApp for more than $19 billion in 2014, Jan Koum, a founder of the messaging company, arranged to sign a part of the deal outside the suburban social services center where he had once waited in line … Continue reading

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Read This Story Without Distraction (Can You?) – The New York Times

“And the way we work can have effects that kick in long after we clock out. As much as people would like to believe otherwise, humans have finite neural resources that are depleted every time we switch between tasks, which, … Continue reading

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Dr. Sacks explored some of the brain’s strangest pathways in best-selling case histories like “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat,” achieving a level of renown… nytimes.com|By Gregory Cowles

” “And now, weak, short of breath, my once-firm muscles melted away by cancer, I find my thoughts, increasingly, not on the supernatural or spiritual, but on what is meant by living a good and worthwhile life — achieving a … Continue reading

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The Singular Mind of Terry Tao– by Gareth Cook, NYT

I hope my college age children read this. One take away, some times it is very bright people who leave valuables behind frequently, due to absent mindedness. The Singular Mind of Terry Tao A prodigy grows up to become one … Continue reading

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