Epigenetics and aging

Mammalian / human stem cells differentiate to specialized cells (neurons, skin cells,…) Skin cells are skin cells because of some…

Links

Overview of Hierarchical Temporal Memory from Numenta. Numenta also uploads their research meetings, which is a cool practice. Oxford Nanopore…

🦠What covid actually does

Effects Lung scars Cell fusion Mechanism accesses host cells via the enzyme angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2), which is most abundant…

🧠Lindt CEO and AGI

CEO What is the pay of Lindt’s CEO? 4M p.a. what for? “strategic decisions” Previous experience – finance and other…

👉Pointers, June 17

100 billion neurons Reptilian brain “Print me a sphere 20 centimeters in diameter.””Print me shoes that match my feet.””Print me…

How do we know…

Endoplasmic reticulum 1884: Nissl observes with light microscope 1945: Porter et al, electron microscope 100-150 microns Can be viewed under…

Cocoa facts

100 mg: Caffeine in 12 g ground coffeeThere are 600 chemicals involved in the flavor of chocolate35-50: beans per pulpFarmers…

👉W24: Pointers

IndiaMart. Van Houten machine. How to get homemade chocolate below GBP 1 per 100 g? Scale up in Erythritol production.…

🐒Why do humans dominate chimps?

What made humans dominate other species? Mentioned Brain architecture tweak Fire, meat Feedback loop: tools and culture – Coordination, group…

🇲🇽Aztec FHI

Realize isolation is a threat Where did we come from? Priests of quezalcoatl Cocoa beans and axolotls Vaccination Mayan calendar…

👉Pointers

Ars longa, vita brevis. Stadium of grandmothers, catching fire. Les Miserables. Sequel: October revolution. Mob behavior is scary. Small world…

Morning practices

Sticky notes. Before touching electronics, write a few intentions on sticky notes. Close bookmarks. Write down resonant things in journal…

Erythritol

Is there anything wrong with sugar? Diabetes and sugar consumption Spikes and crashes of energy Are those also problems with…

Where did we get…

Glucose 1747- Glucose was first isolated from raisins in 1747 by the German chemist Andreas Marggraf. This understanding occurred largely…

💪Movement library

GST Ape Crab Stretches Nohy za záda Hamstring stretches Roznozeni Experimental Nohy za záda a rotace Stojka Kliky vzad a…

🚀Natural language +

Motivation Automated engineering Understand engineering, math textbooks Understand human code Search Representing language Human symbols Vectors Graph Other Learning representations…

🌍Additive manufacturing

Materials PLA Polystyrene Applications Tatra Questions Resolution Material properties Stiffness Heat resistance

💪Is one of my legs shorter?

Expert disagreement What could be true One leg has shorter bones Pelvis is deformed Pelvis is tilted to compensate for…

🌍Economic use of calculus

What were the first practical engineering uses of differential and integral calculus? Where to look Current applications Mechanical Electrical Computer…

✍️Feedback on processes

Physical movementPain levelsConversationExplainingImagination in conversation.Resolution of imagination.Drawing.Math problemsSoftware engineering

God Plays Dice #1

Atoms for peace. Followed an early failed attempt from Eisenhower to agree on trust building measures with the Soviets. A…

What sucks about writing

Things that suck about writing Often leads one to impose a frame. Premature verbalization. Fluff. Triggers and associations. Affordance for…

Reappraisal

In Your Brain at Work, David Rock suggests labeling and reappraisal as strategies for working with emotions: These options work…

The Sherman Antitrust Act

It’s interesting to see that the first industrial revolution brought similar monopolistic and oligopolistic tendencies as the one we might…