Anders Sandberg

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Name: Anders Sandberg
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Ties of the Matrix: An Exercise in Combinatorics

mikejuk (1801200) writes "The Matrix Reloaded started something when 'The Merovingian' wore a number of very flashy ties. The problem was that we thought we knew how many ways you can tie a tie. The number of ways had been enumerated in 2001 and the answer ... [Published Slashdot - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

10 awesome sayings around the world

“To coin a phrase” – what does that even mean? Turn a saying into money? It’s absurd. But not quite as absurd as many idioms we use. A popular English idiom is “It’s raining cats and dogs”, a phrase that means very little but tells us much about the English ... [Published Cheapflights.co.uk - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

How Biotech Could Make Life in Prison a Living Hell

-At the University of Oxford, a team of scholars led by the philosopher Rebecca Roache has begun thinking about the ways futuristic technologies might transform punishment. In January, I spoke with Roache and her colleagues Anders Sandberg and Hannah ... [Published Gizmodo UK - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

Hell On Earth: Should Life Extension Technology Be Used to Punish Criminals?

Prometheus having his liver eaten by an eagle. Painting by Jacob Jordaens, c. 1640, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)That which is giving can be used to take away. What if life extension is used to punish? Should we ... [Published Disinformation - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Why Dabbling Is Good for the Brain

SWe're often told to concentrate our time on one or different skills so we can really perfect them, but that doesn't mean dabbling in other skills is a bad idea. Entrepreneur spoke with neuroscientist Jeff Stibel about why dabbling is beneficial.If you ... [Published Lifehacker - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 05 2014 - Updated Mar 05 2014 - 1 reports

The false allure of centenarians — Why centenarians epitomise our fears about growing old

By Avi Roy , University of Buckingham and Anders Sandberg , University of Oxford Today we wish a very happy 116th birthday to Misao Okawa who was born in Japan in 1898, making her the world’s oldest person. When she was young, Einstein hadn’t yet ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Mar 05 2014]
First reported Nov 05 2013 - Updated Nov 05 2013 - 1 reports

Learning can hurt: UK edition

This BBC Radio 4 discussion focuses on the recent kerfuffle in the UK over revelations that *gasp* genes may affect cognitive ability. "Combative, provocative and engaging debate" :-) Genetics and education (BBC Radio 4)Duration: 43 minutesFirst broadcast: ... [Published Information Processing - Nov 05 2013]

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Ties of the Matrix: An Exercise in Combinatorics [Published Slashdot - Apr 06 2014]
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How Biotech Could Make Life in Prison a Living ... [Published Gizmodo UK - Mar 17 2014]
Hell On Earth: Should Life Extension Technology... [Published Disinformation - Mar 16 2014]
Why Dabbling Is Good for the Brain [Published Lifehacker - Mar 14 2014]
The false allure of centenarians — Why centenar... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Mar 05 2014]
Learning can hurt: UK edition [Published Information Processing - Nov 05 2013]
Smart drugs rife at Oxbridge, say students [Published Telegraph - Sep 27 2013]
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The false allure of centenarians — Why centenar... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Mar 05 2014]
By Avi Roy , University of Buckingham and Anders Sandberg , University of Oxford Today we wish a very happy 116th birthday to Misao Okawa who was born in Japan in 1898, making her the world’s oldest person. When she was young, Einstein hadn’t yet ...
Learning can hurt: UK edition [Published Information Processing - Nov 05 2013]
This BBC Radio 4 discussion focuses on the recent kerfuffle in the UK over revelations that *gasp* genes may affect cognitive ability. "Combative, provocative and engaging debate" :-) Genetics and education (BBC Radio 4)Duration: 43 minutesFirst broadcast: ...
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