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Links 1 through 10 of 239 Ted Anderson's Bookmarks

Some back-of-the-envelope calculations on the propagation of life between planets and moons of this solar system suggest significant levels of transfer. Indeed, the transfer to other solar systems and even throughout the galaxy are not negligible, even though the transfer times are on the order of Myrs. Panspermia may need another look.

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Well-written and compelling argument for taking the climate change evidence seriously and treating it as an opportunity for future innovation and growth.

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Q & A with Nick Bostrom about existential risks. Especially interesting are the anthropogenic risks from technology such as biology, nuclear, AI, nanotechnology, etc. The "simulation argument" (how likely are we to be living in someone else's simulation) was well-presented.

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Not a very good title, but a very well written article by Kate Bolick. Interesting exploration of the changes in economics and culture that affect the marriage market.

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The article examines some trends that address where society is heading when most college graduates and most highly paid workers are women. The changes are sneaking up on us and are likely to be surprising and disruptive, not to say unsettling.

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I found Ridley's resent book "The Rational Optimist" very interesting and this article covered this hot topic well. The phenomenon is not limited to Asia, but is correlated better with affluence, but there are some interesting exceptions. Especially curious is that the sex-ratio in South Korea has turned around and returned to about normal.

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Sad news on Lynn's passing. This includes an excerpt from "The Third Culture: Beyond the Scientific Revolution" that summarizes some of her work and includes interesting comments and reactions from other thinkers.

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Marya Hornbacher writes about reconciling AA's significant emphasis on God with atheism.

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Fascinating look at the man behind Wikileaks and details of how the helicopter video from Iraq was prepared for release.

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Reminisce by John Noble Wilford of his reporting on the Apollo program. Good summary and historical context. Interesting observation: perhaps Apollo 8 more significant for leaving than Apollo 11 for arriving.

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