Freeman Dyson

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Name: Freeman Dyson
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Climate Science Is Settled Enough

A man scoops fish from a partially dried-up pond in China’s Zhejiang province on Aug. 13, 2013. It’s true that the climate has always changed and always will, but does that mean we should just shrug at situations like these?Photo by William Hong/Reut ... [Published Slate Magazine - 2 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

THE INSIDER: Cape Town Press Club butters up Noakes

Diet revolutionary Tim Noakes. Picture: SUNDAY TIMESHAVING diet revolutionary Tim Noakes as a lunch guest was bound to be a touchy affair for the Cape Town Press Club, which invited him to talk about his low-carbohydrate, high-fat eating plan.The chicken ... [Published BDlive - 15 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Homer Describing Big Oil: "Lung-Choking, Ocean-Poisoning, Species-Sickening Pitiless Scourge of Humanity"

This post is a reprint of a speech to fiduciaries on fossil fuel divestment at the Boston Carbon Risk Forum, Harvard Law School, September 29, 2014PrefaceIn 2010, at Cancun, nations of the world set 3.6 degrees F as the permissible increase in global ... [Published Huffington Post - 23 hours ago]
Entities: Fossil Fuel, Carbon, Risk
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Elon Musk puts his case for a multi-planet civilisation

‘Fuck Earth!’ Elon Musk said to me, laughing. ‘Who cares about Earth?’ We were sitting in his cubicle, in the front corner of a large open-plan office at SpaceX headquarters in Los Angeles. It was a sunny afternoon, a Thursday, one of three designated ... [Published Aeon Magazine - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Closing Out 100YSS: Antimatter, Gravitational Lensing & a Modified Orion

I don’t envy the track chairs at any conference, particularly conferences that are all about getting large numbers of scientists into the right place at the right time. Herding cats? But the track model makes inherent sense when you’re dealing with ... [Published Centauri Dreams - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

September 21, 2014: A Silence For Now, For Then, For What Will Be

Once there was a moment poised in the middle of the middle of the middle, just like any other moment.Freeman Dyson:The destiny of our species is shaped by the imperatives of survival on six distinct time scales.  To survive means to compete successfully ... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

I can transform you

“Technology is a gift of God. After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God's gifts. It is the mother of civilisations, of arts and of sciences.”– Freeman DysonDyson, the renowned physicist and mathematician, made no mistake in proclaiming ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Path Integrals and Hamiltonians: Principles and Methods

My own path to, or through, quantum mechanics has been heavily influenced by the fact that I am a pure mathematician and don’t speak physics. I find physics books written for physicists by physicists very difficult to read. This was brought home to me ... [Published MAA Online - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 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 - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Freeman Dyson Predicts the Future

<?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 ... [Published IEEE Spectrum - 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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In its usual science fiction presentation as a "ping pong ball around a star" Niven said, a solid Dyson Sphere lacks gravity...

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Climate Science Is Settled Enough [Published Slate Magazine - 2 hours ago]
THE INSIDER: Cape Town Press Club butters up No... [Published BDlive - 15 hours ago]
Homer Describing Big Oil: "Lung-Choking, Ocean-... [Published Huffington Post - 23 hours ago]
Elon Musk puts his case for a multi-planet civi... [Published Aeon Magazine - Sep 30 2014]
Getting Apple, Microsoft and Fortune-500s to Un... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Sep 27 2014]
Closing Out 100YSS: Antimatter, Gravitational L... [Published Centauri Dreams - Sep 26 2014]
Litmus-Testing Your Corporate Into For-Cash Str... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Sep 25 2014]
September 21, 2014: A Silence For Now, For Then... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 24 2014]
Karl Mamola to receive 2015 Oersted Medal [Published Appalachian Today - Sep 19 2014]
I can transform you [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Sep 18 2014]
Path Integrals and Hamiltonians: Principles and... [Published MAA Online - Sep 18 2014]
Project Dragonfly: The case for small, laser-pr... [Published Centauri Dreams - Sep 05 2014]
Could We Build a Ringworld? [Published Popular Mechanics - Sep 04 2014]
50 Visions of Mathematics [Published MAA Online - Aug 23 2014]
Two reflections on SCI FOO 2014 [Published Information Processing - Aug 22 2014]
Dining with Dirac [Published Centauri Dreams - Aug 01 2014]
Lifeboat Foundation Worldwide Ambassador White ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Jul 30 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]
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]
Cultural Evolution: The View from Deep Space [Published Centauri Dreams - Jun 11 2014]
Prof Freeman Dyson: scientist, mathematician, p... [Published Silicon Republic - May 28 2014]
The Future We Deserve [Published IEEE Spectrum - May 27 2014]
Private companies revive dream of off-Earth living [Published Taipei Times Online - May 21 2014]
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Getting Apple, Microsoft and Fortune-500s to Un... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Sep 27 2014]
Getting Apple, Microsoft and Fortune-500s to Uninterruptedly Buy From You! <p><a class='blog-photo' href="http://lifeboat.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/0-FORESIGHT.jpg"><img class="aligncenter size-large wp-image-12326" src="http://lifeboat.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/0-FORESIGHT-1024x634.jpg" ...
Closing Out 100YSS: Antimatter, Gravitational L... [Published Centauri Dreams - Sep 26 2014]
I don’t envy the track chairs at any conference, particularly conferences that are all about getting large numbers of scientists into the right place at the right time. Herding cats? But the track model makes inherent sense when you’re dealing with ...
Litmus-Testing Your Corporate Into For-Cash Str... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Sep 25 2014]
 Litmus-Testing Your Corporate Into For-Cash Strategy By Mr. Andres Agostini at www.linkedin.com/in/AndresAgostini HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS ACCORDING TO THESE COMPANIES: Berkshire Hathaway Corporation, Mitsubishi Motors, Honda, Daimler-Chrysler’s ...
Project Dragonfly: The case for small, laser-pr... [Published Centauri Dreams - Sep 05 2014]
Andreas Hein is a familiar figure in these pages, having written on the subject of worldships as well as the uploading of consciousness. He is Deputy Director of the Initiative for Interstellar Studies (I4IS), as well as Director of its Technical ...
Two reflections on SCI FOO 2014 [Published Information Processing - Aug 22 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 ...
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