Tag Archives: evolution

Should You be Concerned about the Rate of Literacy if Over 99% Are Illiterate?

When people were living in caves, probably most of them didn’t create cave paintings. Certainly none of them spoke English – and the alphabet hadn’t even been invented yet. The rate of literacy was without the shadow of a doubt … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in freezine | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Should You be Concerned about the Rate of Literacy if Over 99% Are Illiterate?

Artificial Intelligence, Intelligent Design, Evolution and Comedy

I have some friends who have launched a new podcast. I don’t want to talk about it — I feel it speaks for itself. I will say that I consider it to be quite funny here and there. One thing … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in remediary.com, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Artificial Intelligence, Intelligent Design, Evolution and Comedy

Names vs. Words: Strings for Identity vs. Strings for Information

There is a long-standing tradition of distinguishing names from words — although it is not formally codified (even language itself is not “set in stone”, but rather is undergoing constant evolution — much like a living being), it can be … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in remediary.com, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Names vs. Words: Strings for Identity vs. Strings for Information

WANTED: Is Written Language DEAD OR ALIVE?

We are constantly altering the forms we have inherited from previous generations, and these changes are signs of life and vitality. Indeed: The things that don’t change, the forms that rigidify, come to look to us like death — and … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in remediary.com, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on WANTED: Is Written Language DEAD OR ALIVE?

Natural Technology

I often remember back to when I was in grad school — one of my memories is of another grad student from China (she was working on her Ph.D.) and the discussions we had. In one of these, she explained … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in remediary.com, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Natural Technology