Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Don't Panic Starman

Elon Musk's brainchild is now live-streaming from outer space! The dashboorad is displaying a Hitchhiker's Guide to teh galaxy reference - "DON'T PANIC!)

According to TechCrunch the Tesla Roadster will be blasting Space Oddity by David Bowie throughout its Journey to Mars! Too bad sound can't travel in space. But it sure can here on earth so crank up your speakers!

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Is faux wokeness worse than staying asleep?

Does this critique of campus wokeness by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock  miss the mark by dismissing the pressing need to normalize consent? In a way I feel the writing in the above scene paves the way for the kind of disdain for feminist allies displayed below in this exchange between Joe Rogan and Jordan Preston. Thanks to Ed Brayton for sharing this comic summary by Gretchen Koch on Facebook

Monday, January 29, 2018

Dan Dennett talks about Singularity Hype

Listen to Dan Dennett on the Think Again Podcast

Noam Chomsky on the 2016 Election Results

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Saturday, January 20, 2018