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Aporetics: Rational Deliberation in the Face of Inconsistency

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Big Brain

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What Then Must We Do?

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Mercúrio

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Eichmann in Jerusalem - A report on the banality of evil

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The Shocking Amount of Wealth and Power Held by 0.001% of the World Population

The revolutionary optimists

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Beagleboard black

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Göbekli Tepe

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Borda d'água e análise económica

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Lense–Thirring effect

it... turns out that inertia originates in a kind of interaction between bodies, quite in the sense of your considerations on Newton's pail experiment... If one rotates [a heavy shell of matter] relative to the fixed stars about an axis going through its center, a Coriolis force arises in the interior of the shell; that is, the plane of a Foucault pendulum is dragged around (with a practically unmeasurably small angular velocity). A. Einstein, letter to Ernst Mach, Zurich, 25 June 1923

Wave-particle duality

Global Cities as Today's Frontiers

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The self-attribution fallacy

If wealth was the inevitable result of hard work and enterprise, every woman in Africa would be a millionaire. The claims that the ultra-rich 1% make for themselves – that they are possessed of unique intelligence or creativity or drive – are examples of the self-attribution fallacy. This means crediting yourself with outcomes for which you weren’t responsible. Many of those who are rich today got there because they were able to capture certain jobs. This capture owes less to talent and intelligence than to a combination of the ruthless exploitation of others and accidents of birth, as such jobs are taken disproportionately by people born in certain places and into certain classes.  (...) Such results have been widely replicated. They show that traders and fund managers across Wall Street receive their massive remuneration for doing no better than would a chimpanzee flipping a coin. When Kahneman tried to point this out they blanked him. “The illusion of skill … is deepl…

After Neoliberalism? The Kilburn Manifesto

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I don't want to live in a society that does these sort of things

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PRISM

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Comprar dívida no mercado primário? Pois, isso é uma possibilidade.

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Paulo de Cantos

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Professor Pepper's Ghosts

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Hello World! Processing

3D Printed record

Kings of Camouflage

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Christen Købke

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Complementarity beyond Physics

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Love, literature and the quantum atom

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Acoustic coupler

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Brain evolution

Tripology

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On the constitution of atoms and molecules

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Ermita de Montserrat

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