Stanislaw Ulam

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Name: Stanislaw Ulam
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Comment: The most terrifying thought experiment of all time

Warning: eading this article may commit you to an eternity of suffering and torment.Slender Man. Smile Dog. Goatse. These are some of the urban legends spawned by the Internet. Yet none is as all-powerful and threatening as Roko’s Basilisk. For Roko’s ... [Published Special Broadcasting Service - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

To The Stars, One Bomb at a Time: The Story of Project Orion

When it comes to space travel, we humans are brave souls indeed – in the movies, that is. In the real world, however, the last time a person walked on an alien world was way back in 1972, when Apollo 17 touched down on the moon. This was long before many ... [Published Yahoo! Autos - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Stanislaw Ulam: 95th birthday

Stanislaw Ulam was born in Lviv, Galicia, on April 13th, 1909. His broader family, the Ulams, was a very wealthy one in the region. His immediate family was doing fine but not great. He would study at the Lviv Polytechnic Institute which was a Polish ... [Published The Reference Frame - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Are we machine?

Advertising puts a lot of money in the way of machines that predict us better. But also of social network services that makes our behaviour more predictable. Do we run the risk of losing the Turing test by becoming less human? Know someone well enough ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Mar 17 2014]

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Stanislaw Ulam was born in Lviv, Galicia, on April 13th, 1909. His broader family, the Ulams, was a very wealthy one in the region. His immediate family was doing fine but not great. He would study at the Lviv Polytechnic Institute which was a Polish ...
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