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The Human Brain Project and philosophy of science

Just some quick links: there is an article in The Atlantic about the 10-year anniversary of Henry Markram’s Ted-talk proclamation that in 10 years we will be able to simulate the human brain and basically understand everything about it there … Continue reading

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Linguistics links and Quanta’s miniature fall from grace

It’s been a while again since the last post; sorry again, starting a PhD is a bit time consuming 😉 However, over the last two days I got more views to my site than over the last two years. I … Continue reading

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Physics items

This month clearly has been a black hole month. Not only did we see the first (highly processed) image of a black hole, LIGO detected five potential events in April after starting their new run. What’s potentially exciting is the … Continue reading

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Linguistic humour

Between the usual incomprehensible and cringy stuff over at Speculative Grammarian there is the occasional gold nugget such as this: It has been claimed by a reliable source (Fayce-Booke, 2018) that no Germanic language truly has vowel-initial words; rather, all … Continue reading

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Some links

I apologize to both of my readers for the hiatus in blogging. To make up for it, here are some links to pieces I found in the ‘popular’ press regarding linguistics. The first made the rounds in quite some outlets … Continue reading

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New linguistics blog

I learned through a new FoL post that there is a nice linguistics blog that I didn’t know about yet. It’s written by Dan Milway, a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto. I’ll add him to my post about … Continue reading

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Physics links – ΛCDM and the desert

Here are two blog posts that are worth linking to. One is by Stacy McGaugh over at Triton Station where he discusses the non-whig history of the standard model of cosmology. Specifically he dispels the idea that earlier nobody thought … Continue reading

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