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Jamreilly

Jamreilly

Idiosyncratic stream of information from the web, gathered on the road towards collective amusement and understanding.
RT @FrailestThing: "What algorithms want is what the people who write algorithms want." (Nick Carr) http://www.roughtype.com/...
Lewis Wolpert argues that there is actually hard science behind many of our stereotypical gender roles http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women...
"The world is immense, constructed on no plan or theory which the intellect of man can grasp.". http://jamreilly.tumblr.com/post... Rutherford via James
RT @StanCarey: "Behind police brutality there is social brutality, economic brutality, and political brutality." Eldridge Cleaver, Soul On Ice (1968)
RT @PublicDomainRev: An aquatic bird inspects his foot. From an unusual selection of birds from 1754. http://publicdomainreview.org/collect... https://twitter.com/PublicD...
RT @ZwKrakowie: In the Brain, Memories Inextricably Tied to Place http://www.theatlantic.com/technol... "A manmade virus that acts like a 'remote control' for neurons..."
RT @PublicDomainRev: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi's "pictures of the floating world" (1882) - See the full set here: http://publicdomainreview.org/collect... https://twitter.com/PublicD...
RT @ettagirl: A chair with two legs and a light that switches itself off were designed to tackle sedentary lifestyle http://www.dezeen.com/2014... via @dezeen
“Don’t Try”: Charles Bukowski’s Concise Philosophy of Art and Life http://www.openculture.com/2013... https://twitter.com/jamreil...
From Robin Williams’s death to the Arab Spring, we have to resist urge to impose simple storylines on complex events http://www.newstatesman.com/culture...
Kindle Unlimited: it's the end of losing yourself in a good book http://www.theguardian.com/technol... Amazon's leaked 'Netflix for books' plan
To save #elephants, all #ivory markets must close and all #ivory stockpiles must be destroyed http://www.wcs.org/press...
Wittgenstein,Tolstoy and the Folly of Logical Positivism http://philosophynow.org/issues... how analytical philosophy got into a mess
RT @astroehlein: #Gaza: Hitting power plant, even if it had military use, would be unlawful disproportionate attack under laws of war http://www.hrw.org/news...
Hate crime & community dynamics http://blog.oup.com/2014... A relatively new theory & practice of criminal justice is that of Restorative Justice
Irish Senator David Norris - Statement on the situation in Gaza https://t.co/FlFi43PEDV
Dress the Israel Gaza situation up all you like, but the truth hurts http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/opinion... the “blame game”.
♫ Tigers Jaw - Cool (Cover) by The Attic Diary https://t.co/aeEmy6E0rk ~ via @Jon_Struck
Ammonia – made up of three parts hydrogen and one part nitrogen (or NH3) – has had a momentous impact on society https://t.co/rcPMDnqLip
Israel, Gaza, War & Data – The Art of Personalizing Propaganda http://globalvoicesonline.org/2014... social networks can reinforce existing beliefs
People have been wondering what stuff is made of since beginning of time. Antelopes, by contrast, haven’t http://www.newstatesman.com/2014... Curiosity
The clearest essay on physics I have read: The beauty and clarity of Paul Dirac's prose http://wavefunction.fieldofscience.com/2014...
“Human subjects are moody, complicated and variable,” Witt wrote in Spider Webs and Drugs, the 1954 publication http://priceonomics.com/a-brief...
Despite metamorphosis, moths hold on to memories from their days as a caterpillar https://t.co/hSbGzGGVR2
10 Scientific Images That Changed How We Looked at the World http://www.popularmechanics.com/science... https://twitter.com/jamreil...
Covering news & reporting events to large group of people is from historical perspective very new http://blog.practicalethics.ox.ac.uk/2014... the Ethics of News
Moral Self-Knowledge by Looking at Others' Faces http://schwitzsplinters.blogspot.co.uk/2014...
Montaigne, Custom, and the Tricky Meaning of ‘Should’ http://tenyearreadinglist.wordpress.com/2011... a severe lash to the ordinary stupidity of his own judgment
RT @anibalmastobiza: Is One of the Most Popular Psychology Experiments Worthless? http://www.theatlantic.com/health...
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