A collection of 27 posts
One person’s weed is another person’s wildflower.
A travelogue turned etymological musing on the difference between the two words.
When “mind over matter” becomes reality and consciousness reigns in play with time.
We haven’t yet found alien intelligence. Whether we do or not has profound implications for our future on Earth.
Are they really that different? It’s all about context.
Could a conscious mind exist without a human brain? If not, then what about your robot, your pet dog, your soul and your God?
Is mathematics really an abstract academic subject? Actually, it’s all around us.
There are so many ways to be immortal. Which one works for you?
Competition isn't always fair. Here are some alternatives.
I think, therefore I am. But there are those that suggest you are not who you think you are.
Leave me alone with my phone
Master or slave?
A history of the universe in verse
Is it really all just mumbo-jumbo woo-woo talk?
Our incomplete education could end the world. Can the humanities save us from ourselves?
How do we prevent robots from turning on their human masters?
The ancient rules that lie behind divinity, democracy, and Daraprim
How come our Universe was fine-tuned to enable the miracle of Life?
How to measure the immeasurable — and why it can sometimes go wrong.
Do users have a ‘body’ that exists independently from the online profile?
Don’t wait for creativity to come to you — create it yourself.
The hidden details that influence your decisions — and the Aztec way to deal with them.
What lessons can today’s world learn from an ancient Mongol debate?
A super-smart AI may not be evil. But what it could be, is even more dangerous.
Who owns the Mound? The answer is not so clear.