An attempt to mathematically map consciouses in 1887 [dataisnature],
Benjamin Betts’ Geometrical Psychology, from 1887, contains a sequence of delicately toned geometric figures intended to represent no less than ‘the evolution of human consciousness from the animal, zero, or starting point, through to the culmination of human possibilities – the transcendental’. Originally educated as an architect, Bett’s resolved to to end his career determined to visualise the internal through his idiosyncratic topological models.
If anything, the models look gorgeous.
I’d rather not science. [Nature]
I started tumblr when I was at one of the lowest points of my life way back when in like 07/08. I told myself I’d keep a log of things I did or thought or read until I finished the one thing that was most important to me at the time. I’m about to do that one thing next Wednesday and it’s going to be bittersweet. Life bro. LIFE.
I searched for Homo erectus on Google Scholar and found this helpful result…
I love these hits.
The bottom line is that generally in most of the US, there is no legal or insurmountable regulatory obstacle to human cloning. —
Paul Knoepfler, stem cell researcher at the UC Davis School of Medicine, writes on his blog about the legality of human cloning.
This is the research paper that inspired by the inquiry, and here’s the write up by the journal Nature.
By way of artruby:
Marina Abramovic & Ulay, Light / Dark (1977).