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  • Julio shared from The Selfish Gene: 30th Anniversary edition by Richard Dawkins
    I am reminded of P. B. Medawar’s remark about the attractions of ‘philosophy-fiction’ to ‘a large population of people, often with well-developed literary and scholarly tastes, who have been educated far beyond their capacity to undertake analytical thought’.
    Note: Jajaja soy muy muy fan de Dawkins.
  • Julio shared from Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other by Sherry Turkle
    http://bourbon.usc.edu/iml/recall/papers/carpe2k4-pub.pdf
  • Julio shared from Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other by Sherry Turkle
    For an overview of robots in medical settings, focusing on research on Alzheimer’s and autism, see Jerome Groopman, “Robots That Care: Advances in Technological Therapy,” The New Yorker, November 2, 2009, www.newyorker.com/reporting/2009/11/02/091102fa_fact_groopman (accessed November 11, 2009).
  • Julio shared from Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other by Sherry Turkle
    www.ai.mit.edu/projects/sociable/movies/kismet-and-rich.mov
    Note: Test
  • Julio shared from Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution - 25th Anniversary Edition by Steven Levy
    But to Gosper, LIFE was much more than your normal hack. He saw it as a way to “basically do science in a new universe where all the smart guys haven’t already nixed you out two or three hundred years ago. It’s your life story if you’re a mathematician: every time you discover something neat, you discover that Gauss or Newton knew it in his crib. With LIFE you’re the first guy there, and there’s always fun stuff going on.
    Note: Otra razón por la que muchos matemáticos acaban fascinados por la computación y dejan la matemática pura para los genios...