Is sharing caring?

Sharing welcome information certainly is, and I hope not to sound too judgy here. If a thought can be a sin, surely we’re all sinners. and isn’t writing using repetitive hand movements to facilitate my thought process (at least here)? Why do I feel guilty for using conversation as a tool to organise my mind?... Continue Reading →

The Beauty of Oppression

Most people today know that they are worth shit. There are more minorities than majorities, and the former are invariably told from birth that they will have to try harder. Children of immigrants learn not to become a bother, women apologise repeatedly and LGBT folk learn to switch their personality on and off, because we... Continue Reading →

Sub 2-hour marathons and critical chaos

If the impossible knows a limit, it certainly is not in the brain. A Washington University paper confirms one of the predictions in favour of criticality maximising information processing in neural networks. "We were surprised to find that, in our models, it was largely accounted for by a population of inhibitory neurons that, in retrospect,... Continue Reading →

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