Freeman Dyson

Type: Person
Name: Freeman Dyson
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Two reflections on SCI FOO 2014

Two excellent blog posts on SCI FOO by  Jacob Vanderplas  (Astronomer and Data Scientist at the University of Washington) and  Dominic Cummings (former director of strategy for the conservative party in the UK). Hacking Academia: Data Science and ... [Published Information Processing - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Could We Build a Dyson Sphere?

In our cosmic megastructures series, Popular Mechanics explores some of the key engineering and design challenges in constructing gigantic structures for use by humankind in space. Today: the Dyson Sphere (or Dyson Swarm), a way to capture all available ... [Published Popular Mechanics - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

THE INSIDER: The road to sobriety is paved with temptations

AFRICAN National Congress politician Tony Yengeni’s relationship with liquor, cars and driving is on the rocks. He’s been in trouble before, and is again, for allegedly driving a car while slightly under the weather or, as a scrupulously politically correct ... [Published BDlive - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Want to Find ET? Look for Air Pollution

(NEW YORK) -- After trying unsuccessfully for several decades to eavesdrop on radio signals from outer space, scientists are looking at a new way to find evidence of intelligent life elsewhere in the universe.Never mind trying to hear an alien production ... [Published KRVN 880 Rural Radio - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

The Real Science Is Suppressed

Almost every day claims are made by political pundits and so-called experts that mankind is the prime cause behind changes in our climate.  The problem with such claims is that they have no basis in science, especially within the new sciences of chaos ... [Published LewRockwell.com - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Over the Transom: Climate Scientologists destroy nature in order to save it - and more (Mulshine)

I recall reading a piece some time ago by an avid environmentalist who made a point lost on his fellow environmentalists: So-called "alternative" energy can have an effect on the environment even worse than conventional energy. makes that point better ... [Published New Jersey Online - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Dyson Serendipity | Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Freeman Dyson has one of my source minds. He as a physicist occupies Einstein's chair at the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study. He is now 91 years old (young). I track him regularly mostly through his writings for the New York Review of Books where ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Want To Be More Strategic? Stand Up!

One of the things that always frustrated me in my professional experience was my difficulty in switching from tactical to strategic thinking. For many years, I served on a board that wasresponsible for the strategic direction of an organization. A friend ... [Published Media Post - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Freeman Dyson Predicts the Future

By Rachel Courtland and Celia GormanIEEE Spectrum asks the celebrated physicist what the next 50 years will hold…read moreSource: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/IeeeSpectrumRobotics/~3/yI-f2qvwxrs/freeman-dyson-predicts-the-future ... [Published Measurement Devices for Industry & Science - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 3 reports

Freeman Dyson Predicts the Future

Interactive Video: Choose the sections you want to watch by clicking on subjects on the video’s menu screen.[embedded content]When we started making a list of visionaries to interview for our  special issue  commemorating IEEE Spectrum’s 50th anniversary,  ... [Published Spectrum Online - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

To Make a Better Bet, Use Trial and Error

We tend to romanticize entrepreneurs, inventors, and great business minds. We have this notion that they are a rare breed of people who are lucky enough to be hit by strokes of brilliance that the rest of us can’t even fathom. In these moments, they ... [Published HBR Blog Network - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 2 reports

A View of the Deepest Future

Adam Crowl first appeared in Centauri Dreams not long after I opened the site to comments about nine years ago. His insights immediately caught my eye and challenged my thinking. I have always admired auto-didacts, and Adam is an outstanding example: ... [Published Centauri Dreams - Jun 23 2014]

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The physicist Freeman Dyson once said, "a good scientist is a person with original ideas. a good engineer is a person who makes a design that works with as few original ideas as possible. there are no prima donnas in engineering."

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50 Visions of Mathematics [Published MAA Online - 9 hours ago]
Two reflections on SCI FOO 2014 [Published Information Processing - 22 hours ago]
What is Engineering? | Types of Engineering [Published LiveScience.com - Aug 22 2014]
Could We Build a Dyson Sphere? [Published Popular Mechanics - Aug 19 2014]
THE INSIDER: The road to sobriety is paved with... [Published BDlive - Aug 13 2014]
Big Green Hypocrites — Part II [Published Quadrant Online - Aug 13 2014]
Want to Find ET? Look for Air Pollution [Published KRVN 880 Rural Radio - Aug 03 2014]
Dining with Dirac [Published Centauri Dreams - Aug 01 2014]
The Real Science Is Suppressed [Published LewRockwell.com - Aug 01 2014]
Over the Transom: Climate Scientologists destro... [Published New Jersey Online - Jul 30 2014]
Lifeboat Foundation Worldwide Ambassador White ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Jul 30 2014]
Dyson Serendipity | Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 29 2014]
Dare to Be 100: Dyson Serendipity [Published Huffington Post - Jul 28 2014]
The legacy of Srinivasa Ramanujan [Published The Hindu - Jul 28 2014]
Want To Be More Strategic? Stand Up! [Published Media Post - Jul 24 2014]
Gravity: Still exerting its hold on science [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 22 2014]
Freeman Dyson Predicts the Future [Published Measurement Devices for Industry & Science - Jul 19 2014]
Freeman Dyson Predicts the Future [Published Spectrum Online - Jul 18 2014]
Freeman Dyson Predicts the Future [Published IEEE Spectrum - Jul 18 2014]
Freeman Dyson Predicts the Future [Published IEEE Spectrum Computing Channel - Jul 18 2014]
Leading Climate Science Critic Fritz Vahrenholt... [Published No Tricks Zone - Jul 17 2014]
Salon in No Position to Judge What Sets Back Sc... [Published Discover Magazine - Jul 17 2014]
Classic Text on Consciousness and E.S.P Made Av... [Published Daily Grail - Jul 16 2014]
To Make a Better Bet, Use Trial and Error [Published HBR Blog Network - Jul 07 2014]
Building the Bowl of Heaven [Published Centauri Dreams - Jun 30 2014]
[tt] NYT: Defying Gravity, a Businessman Helped... [Published TranshumanTech - Jun 27 2014]
Still Exerting a Hold on Science: Defying Gravity [Published 3quarksdaily - Jun 25 2014]
A View of the Deepest Future [Published Centauri Dreams - Jun 23 2014]
A View of the Deepest Future [Published Centauri Dreams - Jun 23 2014]
Watson letter: The 97 percent claim [Published Laramie News - Jun 15 2014]
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Two reflections on SCI FOO 2014 [Published Information Processing - 22 hours ago]
Two excellent blog posts on SCI FOO by  Jacob Vanderplas  (Astronomer and Data Scientist at the University of Washington) and  Dominic Cummings (former director of strategy for the conservative party in the UK). Hacking Academia: Data Science and ...
Dining with Dirac [Published Centauri Dreams - Aug 01 2014]
Ever wonder what it would have been like to sit in on a great occasion? I used to think about this in relation to a dinner party the painter Benjamin Haydon threw in 1817 at his London studio. At the ‘immortal dinner’ were, among others, William Wordsworth, ...
Lifeboat Foundation Worldwide Ambassador White ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Jul 30 2014]
CIOs, Companies Sharpen Skills for ‘Internet of Things’ Future http://blogs.wsj.com/cio/2014/07/28/cios-companies-sharpen-s.….gs-future/ Freeman Dyson Predicts the Future http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/aerospace/space-flight/fr.….the-future ...
Freeman Dyson Predicts the Future [Published IEEE Spectrum - Jul 18 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Interactive Video: Choose the sections you want to watch by clicking on subjects on the video’s menu screen. When we started making a list of visionaries to interview for our  special issue  commemorating IEEE ...
Freeman Dyson Predicts the Future [Published IEEE Spectrum Computing Channel - Jul 18 2014]
IEEE Spectrum asks the celebrated physicist what the next 50 years will hold ...
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