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 Sciences: Latest at Edge: A Universe of Self-Replicating Code by George Dyson
This "conversation" was recently published at Edge. In a word: Wonderful...
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 Sciences: Science Saved My Soul
"It's like the universe screams in your face, 'Do you know what I am, how grand I am, how old I am? Can you even comprehend what I am? What are you, compared to me?' And when you know enough science, you can just smile up at the universe and reply, 'Dude, I am you.'" - Science Saved My Soul
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 Sciences: A Very Interesting Group...
"To arrive at the edge of the world's knowledge,
seek out the most complex and sophisticated minds,
put them in a room together, and have them ask each
other the questions they are asking themselves."
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 Sciences: Genes, Memes and Turing Machines: A Replicator Primer
The following is a list of books I recommend, that when taken as a whole, can serve as a primer for understanding the what, how, and why of self-reproducing bits of information known as "replicators"...
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 Sciences: The McMaster Engine: An Engine for Our Time
In this time of expensive gasoline, any gains in fuel usage efficiency can only be taken so far using ordinary Otto-cycle engines as found in most cars. What is needed is a more efficient engine. Engines with complicated arrangements of cranks, cams and pistons have a lot of moving parts: parts which induce friction, parts which have to be cooled and lubricated, parts which can easily fail. Enter the McMaster Engine...
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 Sciences: Need Alternative Fuels? Find a Station Here!
I recently received the occasional email newsletter sent from Knowledge Publications (new window), my favorite alternative energy book publisher. I am just a customer, but I have found that even what they offer for free is worth way more than what they charge.
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 Sciences: High Fuel Prices? It's The Investors, Stupid!
As a resident of Arizona, I recently heard about Senator Jon Kyle's opinions on why we have high gas prices. The following URLs shed light:

'Cause-and-effect' behind high gas prices (new window)

Dollar Value Down, Gas Prices Up (new window)

I disagree with this, and if you continue reading, you'll see why...

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